Board of Directors
James Kalbassi

James Kalbassi

James was first elected to the Board in October 2015 and is responsible for UNiBA Partners’ development in the North American region.

James is the Joint CEO and Co-Founder of Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd., based in London and Bermuda. Established in 1996, Paragon is a specialist professional and financial lines Lloyd’s Broker, representing some of the world’s largest professional service, technology and corporate sector clients.

Since joining UNiBA Partners in 2013, James’ role has included the development of sponsor partnerships with key players in the London insurance and legal market. He leads the sponsorship strategy of the Board.

James is married to Lily and they have three young children: Max, Gigi and Chloe.

When not busy with professional and family life, James escapes to the river with his fly fishing rod, good friends and a bottle of wine.