Board

David Fried
Chairman and CEO

David is responsible for the oversight of PGH’s strategy, business and operations across its offices. David has more than 30 years of experience in executive global leadership roles. He has an outstanding record of achievements and has an intimate understanding of various sectors in both emerging and developed markets. He also has extensive experience in a number of globally focused strategic roles, having spent 27 years with HSBC where he served in various managerial capacities across the Americas, Asia, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. At HSBC, he was Group General Manager and Group Head of Insurance overseeing the company’s insurance operations across 52 countries with profit of $3bn annually. Previously, he also held executive management roles at Allianz S.E. as CEO for Asia Pacific and at QBE as CEO for Emerging Markets.

Paul L. Eckbo, PhD
Vice Chairman

Dr. Eckbo is the founder of PGH and has extensive international management experience in finance, risk management and international services. He is a Norwegian citizen. He has founded and headed successful multi-national, high-tech and service companies. Paul received his PhD from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Anders Eckbo
Board member

Mr. Eckbo has been a board member and involved with PGH since 1998. He has a MBA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.