LANCASHIRE - Key Persons


Adam Beardon - Chief Risk Officer

Job Titles:
  • Chief Risk Officer
Adam is the Chief Risk Officer having joined Lancashire in 2000. Prior to joining Lancashire he spent eight years at Wren where he was employed as a Syndicate Analyst and was a director of both Wren Underwriting Agencies Ltd and Wren Lloyd's Advisers Ltd. Adam has 30 years' experience at Lloyd's and is ACII qualified and a Chartered Insurance Risk Manager. PA: Natasha Kitchener-Martin natasha.kitchener-martin@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000

Adam Williams

Job Titles:
  • Head of Downstream - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Adam joined Lancashire in November 2017 as an Underwriter for Downstream Energy risks. Prior to this Adam worked at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty for over 7 years underwriting a similar class of business. He started his career as a broker in the Marsh Marine & Energy Division and also worked at Benfield & Aon. He has a BSc and MSc qualifications.

Adrian Byrne

Job Titles:
  • Senior Non Marine Treaty Underwriter
Adrian joined Lancashire Syndicates in January 2017 to underwrite non-marine treaty business for Syndicate 2010, specialising in property. He has over 25 years underwriting experience most recently with QBE Syndicate 566.

Alex Alvera

Job Titles:
  • Non Marine Treaty Underwriting Assistant
Alex joined Lancashire Syndicates in September 2019 on the Graduate Scheme. In September 2021 he became an Underwriting Assistant in the Non-Marine Treaty team, Syndicate 2010. Prior to joining, Alex graduated from Clemson University in 2019 with a BSc in Financial Management.

Alex Maloney - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Group Chief Executive Officer
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
Alex Maloney joined Lancashire in December 2005 and was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in April 2014. On joining, Mr Maloney was responsible for establishing and building the energy underwriting team and account and, in May 2009, was appointed Group Chief Underwriting Officer. Since November 2010, Mr Maloney has served as a member of the Board and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited in 2012. Mr Maloney has over 20 years' underwriting experience and has also worked in the New York and Bermuda markets.

Alex Priestley

Job Titles:
  • Head of Power - Syndicate 3010
Alex joined Lancashire Syndicate 3010 in 2018 to start the Power and Utilities book. Prior to that he spent five years as a Power underwriter with Argenta Syndicate 2121. Alex started his insurance career in 2004 as a broker with Price Forbes & Partners and subsequently JLT Agnew Higgins, JLT and Lloyd & Partners before making the transition to underwriting in 2013.

ANDREW BIRTWISTLE - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR
  • Company Secretary

Andrew Kemp

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Andrew joined Lancashire in April 2014 as a catastrophe modeller based in the London office. He transferred to Bermuda in 2017 and converted to Assistant Underwriter in 2020 within the Property Reinsurance and Retrocession team. Andrew graduated from The University of Newcastle in 2013 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography.

Ann Parker

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting Assistant - Syndicate 2010
Ann joined Lancashire Syndicates in June 2012 as an Underwriting Assistant within the D&F team. Ann previously worked for Cunningham Lindsey Loss Adjusters as an administration assistant and prior to this spent 10 years working for Lloyds Banking Group.

Annabel Davies

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter
Annabel joined Lancashire in September 2021 and is a Senior Underwriter in the Marine team. Annabel joined the market in 2009 on the Talbot graduate scheme and then moved into the Marine Hull & War team. She also spent 2 years at Talbot as a Cyber Underwriter and helped open their Australia office. She is ACII and MICS qualified.

Ashley Borges

Job Titles:
  • Claims Analyst
Ashley joined Lancashire in October 2017 as a Claims Coordinator after gaining her Bachelor's degree from Brock University. Ashley is responsible for coordinating and managing the efficiency of the claims function as well as providing administrative support to the team.

Becky Redgate

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Underwriter - Syndicate 3010
Becky joined Lancashire Syndicates in May 2018 as an Assistant Underwriter for Syndicate 3010's Power & Utilities account. Before joining Lancashire, Becky worked at Argenta Syndicate 2121 for over 5 years on the Power & Utilities account, having started her career at Advent Syndicate on the Property Direct and Facultative account in 2008.

Ben Foord

Job Titles:
  • Non Marine Treaty Assistant Underwriter
Ben joined Lancashire Syndicates in July 2016 working within the Delegated Underwriting team. In 2017, he became an Underwriting Assistant for the Non-Marine treaty team, Syndicate 2010 and in 2021 became an Assistant Underwriter.

Ben Readdy

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Non Director

Bernadette Pereira

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Bernadette Pereira joined Lancashire in April 2006 and is an Underwriter within the Energy team. Berni has previously worked at Tryg-Baltica where she was an underwriting assistant and Aon as an Account Executive.

Bethan Lynn

Job Titles:
  • Delegated Authorities Underwriting Assistant
Bethan joined Lancashire in November 2020 as a Delegated Authorities Underwriting Assistant after graduating from Oxford Brookes University with a BA (Hons) in Business and Management.

Brendan Lally

Brendan joined Lancashire Syndicates in September 2017, as a Claims Adjuster focusing primarily on International Direct & Facultative Property and Treaty losses. Brendan has over 15 years' experience having begun his career in the insurance market in 2002 with Xchanging as a Claims Adjuster, handling losses across various classes of business within the U.S. Property claims team.

Charlie Betts

Job Titles:
  • Head of Political Violence - Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Charlie Betts joined Lancashire in October 2012 and is Head of Political Violence in the Terrorism and Political Risks team. Charlie previously worked at Hardy Underwriting as an Underwriting Assistant having graduated with a BA (hons) in Modern Languages and European Studies from the University of Bath.

Charlotte Shreeve

Job Titles:
  • Controller - Finance & Operations
Charlotte has over 14 years of financial services experience and joined LCM in July 2021 to assist Lancashire's third-party capital platform and oversee its related finance operations in Bermuda. She spent the previous three years with Pillar Capital Management Limited, an investment manager dedicated to investing in insurance related instruments, where she led their finance team responsible for three funds and a (re)insurance vehicle. Her duties included inwards and outwards reinsurance contract review, claims and loss reserves review and processing including being a member of the fund valuation committee and transaction verification across all system records. Her underwriting facility management responsibilities included building and maintaining risk deployment and collateral management models, internal and external facility forecasting and reporting, relationship management with fronting partners and managing internal vehicles with the BMA. Prior to that, she served as Chief Accounting Officer of Armour Group Holdings Limited, and before that as a Senior Manager at PwC Bermuda. She also holds a BSc in Geography from the University of Sheffield and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA).

Chris Whittle - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Financial Officer
Chris joined the Lancashire Syndicates team as Chief Financial Officer in November 2017 having previously been the Lancashire Group Financial Controller, a role he held since March 2015. Prior to joining Lancashire, Chris spent 2 years at Canopius as Financial Controller and 3 years at Kiln as Corporate Reporting Manager and he has over 20 years in the London insurance market having previously worked for Marsh, Euler Hermes and Mitsui Sumitomo. Chris started his career with Price Waterhouse accountants in London and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He also holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Lancaster.

Christopher Head - Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary
  • Head of Corporate Affairs
  • Legal Counsel
Christopher Head joined Lancashire in September 2010. He was appointed Company Secretary of Lancashire Holdings Limited in 2012 and advises on issues of corporate governance and generally on legal affairs for the Group. He also advises on the structuring of Lancashire's third-party capital underwriting initiatives which have included the Accordian and Kinesis facilities. Prior to joining Lancashire, he was in-house Counsel with the Imagine Insurance Group, advising specifically on the structuring of reinsurance transactions. He transferred to Max at Lloyd's in 2008 as Lloyd's and London Counsel. Between 1998 and 2006, Chris was Legal Counsel at KWELM Management Services Limited, where he managed an intensive programme of reinsurance arbitration and litigation for insolvent members of the HS Weavers underwriting pool. Chris is a UK Solicitor having worked until 1998 at Barlow Lyde and Gilbert in the Reinsurance and International Risk Team. Chris has a history MA and legal qualification from Cambridge University.

Claudia Kendall

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Property D & F

Colette Murphy

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - D & F
Colette joined Lancashire in January 2020 to underwrite US and International property business for Syndicate 2010. She has over 13 years' market experience, beginning her career as a catastrophe modeller after completing a Masters in Geophysical Hazards from UCL. Prior to joining Lancashire, Colette held the position of Senior Underwriter within the D&F team at Brit Insurance.

Craig Mackenzie

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Craig MacKenzie joined Lancashire in March 2007 as a member of the underwriting team and is an Underwriter for the Energy account. Craig has previously worked at Houston Casualty Company where he was an Underwriting Assistant.

David Beaumont

Job Titles:
  • Head of Terrorism
David Beaumont joined Lancashire in July 2015 and is Head of Terrorism in the Terrorism and Political Risks team. David previously worked at Talbot Validus Group for 8 years working predominantly in the Political Violence and Aviation War teams.

David Charles

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
David joined Lancashire 2010 as an Aviation Reinsurance Underwriter in July 2021. Prior to joining Lancashire, David spent nearly 8 years at MS Amlin, originally starting within Outwards Reinsurance Claims and subsequently joining the Aviation Reinsurance Underwriting team in 2015. His most recent position at MS Amlin was an Aviation Reinsurance Underwriter which he held since December 2017. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Dawn Priest

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Dawn Priest joined Lancashire in December 2007 and is an Underwriter within the Energy Underwriting Team. Dawn previously worked at Aon Ltd for 10 years and during this time worked within the Energy/International Casualty Team.

Dean Watson

Job Titles:
  • Claims Manager - Energy and Power
Dean joined Lancashire in July 2014 as a Senior Claims Adjuster and is responsible for adjusting large and complex claims across all classes of business for Lancashire and energy and terror claims impacting Syndicate 3010. Dean has over 15 years of experience in claim adjustment and management - specialising in Exploration, Operational and Construction claims in the Oil and Gas industry. This experience includes handling major losses in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, South America and Asia Pacific.

Denise O'Donoghue - Chief Investment Officer

Job Titles:
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Non Director
Denise O'Donoghue joined Lancashire in June 2007 and is responsible for all aspects of the investment portfolio and treasury functions for the group. Denise is also a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Lancashire, Denise was at Oil Insurance Limited managing the investment portfolio and heavily involved in all capital market transactions. Prior to Oil, Denise was at Zurich Investment Services, and obtained her CFA designation while working there.

Dom Wright

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Dom joined Lancashire in 2020 as part of the underwriting team for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited. Prior to Lancashire, Dom worked at Hamilton Insurance Group as part of the Casualty Reinsurance team. Dom graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a BSc in Economics and holds the CPCU and ARe designations.

Edward Boyd-Wallis

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Edward joined Lancashire in July 2019 and is currently an Assistant Underwriter in Syndicate 2010 as part of the D&F Property team. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 2018 with a BA (Hons) degree in Physics.

Edward FitzGerald

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Edward joined Lancashire in April 2013 and is a Senior Underwriter in the War, Terrorism and Political Risk team. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2012 with a BA (Hons) degree in Economics and Sociology.

Emma Grimes

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - Terrorism and Political Violence
Emma Grimes joined Lancashire in August 2009 having previously worked for Mondial Assistance and AIG UK. Emma is currently a Senior Underwriter working on the Terrorism and Political Violence account.

Emma Ranger

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting & ILS Portfolio Analyst
Emma joined Lancashire in 2020 as part of the underwriting team. Prior to this she spent 5 years at Markel CATCo Investment Management. Emma graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2014 with a BSc degree in Economics, Finance and International Business.

Frankie Markham

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Property D & F

Freya Page

Job Titles:
  • Administrative Assistant
Freya joined Lancashire Syndicates in January 2021 as an Administrative Assistant for the Aviation team. She graduated from the University of Exeter in 2020 with a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences.

Gary O'Sullivan

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Aviation
Gary joined Lancashire Syndicate 3010 in 2018 to set up the Aviation Hull Deductible book whilst also becoming Head of Airline. Prior to that he spent the past 13 years as Aspen Insurance UK Ltd where he was Head of Aviation. Gary started his career in 1999 with Aon before moving to XLLM as Aviation Claims Adjuster before moving to Aspen in 2005 to start up the Aviation account as an underwriter before quickly progressing to Senior Underwriter, Deputy Head and then finally Head of Aviation.

Harry London

Job Titles:
  • Marine Treaty Underwriting Assistant
  • Non Marine Treaty Underwriting Assistant

Hayley Johnston

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Chief Executive Officer Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Reinsurance Manager
  • Non Director
Hayley Johnston joined Lancashire in September 2007 as a member of the underwriting team. In May 2014 Hayley was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer for Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited, in addition to her Outwards Reinsurance Manager role. Previously she was responsible for the underwriting of the Marine and Aviation accounts and from May 2011 acted as the Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer for Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited. Hayley previously worked for Axis Specialty Europe where she was the Underwriting Manager and Outwards Reinsurance Manager for their European headquarters based in Dublin, Ireland. Hayley became CEO of Lancashire Insurance Company Limited in 2020.

Irene McDermott Brown

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Non - Executive Director
Irene McDermott Brown most recently held the position of Chief Human Resources Officer at M&G plc, a FTSE 100 international savings and investments firm, retiring from that role on 31 December 2021. Her executive career has included international Human Resources roles at Barclays, BP, and Cable and Wireless. Ms McDermott Brown's UK experience includes over 12 years at Mercury Communications, Digital Equipment Company and the Electricity Supply Industry. She has an MSc from the London School of Economics in Industrial Relations and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Jaime Ferrari-McComb

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
Jaime joined Lancashire in September 2014, initially as part of our Graduate Development Programme, and is an Underwriter within the Energy and Marine team. Prior to joining, she completed a Bachelor's degree in Management at the University of Exeter and a Masters in Insurance and Risk Management at Cass Business School.

James Blewett

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
James joined Lancashire in July 2021 with over with over 30 years' London Market experience in Cargo, Fine Art & Specie, Logging and Trucking business. Recent experience ranges from working in a small MGA to a Senior Underwriter role within a number of Lloyd's Syndicates, most recently Ark where he spent six years building a cargo and fine art book from scratch.

James Bowd

Job Titles:
  • Non Marine Treaty Assistant Underwriter
James joined Lancashire Syndicates in November 2017 working within the Delegated Underwriting Team. In 2018, he joined the Syndicate Operations teams before joining the Non-Marine treaty team as an Underwriting Assistant in November 2019. James graduated from Swansea University with a BSc degree in Economics.

James Cook

Job Titles:
  • Head of US Treaty
James joined the Lancashire Group in July 2018 as an Underwriter. He has over 15 years' experience having started his career at Guy Carpenter before moving on to senior broking positions at both BMS and Willis Towers Watson. Based in Bermuda, his responsibilities will include underwriting the Treaty account with a focus on North American business, as well as business production.

James Flude

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Group Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Non Director
Group Chief Underwriting Officer: Insurance; and Chief Underwriting Officer Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited James Flude joined Lancashire in January 2014 as Head of Energy and Marine underwriting having worked at the Watkins Syndicate for over 14 years, most recently as Energy Underwriter and Account Manager. Whilst at Watkins he spent 5 years working as the Energy Underwriter in Singapore as part of the Lloyd's Asia platform where he had responsibility for the upstream energy portfolio in Asia. James became Chief Underwriting Officer in 2020 and Group Chief Underwriting Officer: Insurance in 2022.

James Greenhalgh

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Aviation Reinsurance

James Irvine

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Group Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Non Director
Group Chief Underwriting Officer: Reinsurance; and Chief Underwriting Officer James Irvine joined Lancashire in April 2010 as a member of the underwriting team in London and transferred to the Bermuda office in 2011. He is a part of the Bermuda underwriting team with special responsibilities for the property reinsurance portfolio. Previously James worked for Guy Carpenter Reinsurance Brokers as a North American specialist.

Jamie Davy

Job Titles:
  • Claims Manager - Property
Jamie joined Lancashire Syndicates in July 2016, as a Claims Adjuster focusing primarily on International Direct & Facultative Property and Treaty losses. Jamie is a graduate of the Lloyd's Claims Programme, as part of which he was seconded for spells with Willis, Crawfords, Clyde & Co, The Corporation of Lloyd's and Xchanging. Upon graduation, Jamie joined QBE where he spent 4 years as a Property Claims Adjuster. Jamie has a Batchelor of Arts Degree in Architecture and a Masters' Degree in International Management.

Jamie Kinsella

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter
Jamie joined Lancashire Syndicates in June 2021 as Senior Underwriter of Property D&F Australia. He has over 10 years underwriting experience most recently with Argenta Syndicate 2121 where he was the Deputy Underwriting Director for the Australian office.

Jeremy Lum Mow

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
Jeremy joined Lancashire Syndicates in December 2021 as Underwriter of Property D&F Australia. He has over 14 years underwriting experience most recently with Honan Insurance Group as Portfolio Underwriter.

Jessica Burton

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Jessica joined Lancashire as an Underwriter in the Terrorism, War & Political Risks team in October 2021. Jessica started her insurance career at Coface before moving to Ascot Syndicate, where she spent 5 years as an Underwriter for Political Risks. Jessica has experience in both the London and Singapore markets. She graduated from Edinburgh University in 2013 with an MA (Hons) degree in Politics and Philosophy and spent a year studying International Security at Korea University in South Korea.

Jimmy Curtis

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Aviation
Jimmy joined Syndicate 3010 as an Aviation Underwriter in July 2020. Prior to joining, Jimmy spent over 10 years at Atrium Syndicate 609 originally starting within Claims and subsequently joining the Aviation Underwriting team in 2014.

Joe Halls

Joe joined Lancashire in November 2010 and is responsible for adjusting claims across all classes of business for Lancashire UK. In addition, he is responsible for energy and terror losses impacting Syndicate 3010. Joe began his career in the insurance market in 2006 with Willis Limited as a Broker Support Technician before joining Talbot Underwriting in 2009 as a Claims Technician. Joe plays an active role in the development and implementation of new systems and controls surrounding the claims function.

John Cadman - CEO, Chief Legal Officer

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Group General Counsel
John Cadman joined Lancashire in March 2013. He is responsible for all legal issues affecting the group and is Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited. Prior to joining Lancashire, John was a partner in the corporate department of CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, a City law firm, and between 1998 and 2007 was a partner at Barlow Lyde & Gilbert. John is an English qualified lawyer and qualified as a solicitor in 1990. John is an experienced corporate and transactional lawyer and advised numerous insurance and reinsurance entities on legal issues during his time in private practice.

John Spence - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Non Director
John was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Lancashire Syndicates Limited, subject to regulatory approval, in June 2022. He was previously the Active Underwriter for Syndicate 3010 having joined Lancashire Syndicates in 2014. He was also previously Aviation underwriter for Atrium Syndicate 609 for 10 years and prior to that spent 21 years at Hardy Syndicate 382.

Jon Barnes

Job Titles:
  • Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Non Director
Jon joined Lancashire Syndicates in December 2016 to manage the non-marine treaty account for Syndicate 2010. He has over 25 years underwriting experience most recently with Argenta Syndicate 2121 where he was deputy active underwriter. Jon stepped up to the role of Active Underwriter of Syndicate 2010 in March 2017. In 2022, Jon was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer, Lancashire Syndicates Limited.

Josef Pittaway

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting Assistant

Joshua Beechinor

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting Assistant - Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Joshua joined Lancashire in April 2021 and is an Underwriting Assistant in the Terrorism, War & Political Risks team. Joshua graduated from Middlesex University in 2020 with a BA (Hons) degree in Economics.

Justin Levine

Job Titles:
  • Senior Mortgage & Casualty Underwriter
Justin joined Lancashire in December 2021 as Senior Mortgage & Casualty Underwriter. Prior to that, he held the role of Chief Pricing Actuary at JRG Re, Bermuda from 2018 to 2021 and Vice President - Casualty & Specialty at Hamilton Re, Bermuda from 2013 to 2018. Justin started his career as an actuary in 2006 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Actuarial Science from Binghamton University with a concentration in Finance.

Keith Bryant

Job Titles:
  • Claims Manager - Aviation
Keith joined Lancashire Syndicates in October 2018 as Aviation Claims Manager. He has been working in the insurance market since 1986 and was previously Aviation Claims Manager at CIGNA and XL and most recently Head of Marine, Energy and Aviation Claims at Aspen.

Kerry Rodger

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Kerry joined Lancashire Syndicates in May 2017 as an Assistant Underwriter for the non-marine treaty team, Syndicate 2010. Prior to joining Lancashire, Kerry worked at Novae Syndicates for over 16 years. Her experience includes working as an Assistant Underwriter in the aviation reinsurance team and as a Technical Trainer and Consultant within the central underwriting support team.

KEVIN BIRTWISTLE

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Kevin Hanington

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Kevin Hanington joined Lancashire in February 2016 as an underwriter with a focus on the Energy Liability account. Kevin began his career as a cargo broker in 1984 and moved to the placing side in 1986 specialising in marine and energy liability. Kevin left Willis to join GE Frankona as marine and energy liability underwriter in 2000 before returning to the broking community with Agnew Higgins Pickering and Company. Kevin spent 7 years at Price Forbes and Partners helping to develop the energy practice and in 2011 joined Catlin as marine and energy liability underwriter.

Laura Murphy

Job Titles:
  • Claims Manager
Laura joined Lancashire in February 2018 as a Senior Claims and Operations Analyst and is responsible for the day to day management of Bermuda claims activity as well as specific duties within the Operations Department. Laura began her career at XL Catlin before joining RenaissanceRe in October 2012 as a Claims Technician. Laura has extensive experience handling both property and specialty/casualty claims and holds both the ARe and AIC qualifications.

Lee Trett

Job Titles:
  • Senior Non Marine Treaty Underwriter
Lee joined Lancashire Syndicates in October 2016 to underwrite non-marine treaty business for Syndicate 2010 specialising in property. Prior to this he was a broker at Aon Benfield specialising in Asia Pacific business. He has over 20 years' market experience both broking and underwriting.

Liam Chan

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Casualty, Senior Underwriter
  • in 2021 As Head
Liam joined Lancashire in 2021 as Head of Casualty. Prior to that he held the role of SVP, Casualty & Specialty at Hamilton Re, Bermuda. Liam started his career in London at Brit Insurance, underwriting casualty, professional and various specialty lines. Liam holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from University College London and is qualified under the Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII).

Louise Wells - Chief Risk Officer

Job Titles:
  • Chief Risk Officer
Louise Wells has been with Lancashire since September 2011 and is responsible for the Group's Enterprise Risk Management function, having previously held the role of Head of Internal Audit. Prior to joining Lancashire, Louise spent almost 6 years at Lloyd's of London acting as Deputy Head of Internal Audit, Senior Risk Executive and Chief Risk Officer of Centrewrite. Louise has 19 years audit and risk experience within the insurance market having worked in London, Sydney and Bermuda.

Maddie Sparks

Maddie joined Lancashire in May 2015 as a Claims Coordinator, responsible for coordinating and managing the efficiency of the claims function as well as providing adjusting support to the team. Maddie began her career in 2008 as a Broker Technician at Heath Lambert before joining Chaucer where she spent 5 years as part of their Reinsurance team.

Mark Richardson

Job Titles:
  • Head of International Treaty
Mark Joined Lancashire in February 2021 and is Head of International Treaty for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited. Based in Bermuda, Mark's responsibilities include business production and underwriting on a worldwide basis. Mark started his career at Aon Benfield where he spent 8 years working in various offices including London, Tokyo, New York, Boston and Singapore. Prior to joining Lancashire Group, Mark held an underwriting position at Fidelis Insurance Bermuda Limited for two and half years focusing on International Treaty.

Martyn Menzies

Job Titles:
  • Claims Manager - Marine
Martyn joined Lancashire Syndicates in 2007, along with cargo underwriters Alasdair Butler and Lee Aspinall, as the Marine Claims Manager for Syndicate 3010. Martyn has over 30 years' experience in the London insurance market, commencing his career in 1987 at Lloyd's Syndicate 2 as a Claims Assistant. He has worked for a number of established Syndicates including Beazley, specialising in large complex cargo, fine art and specie claims on a global basis.

Mathew Churm

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Mathew joined Lancashire in April 2016 as an Underwriting Assistant based in the Bermuda office. Before returning to Bermuda, Mathew worked as a broker and underwriter specialising in vehicle finance in the UK.

Mathieu Marsan

Job Titles:
  • Senior Portfolio Manager & Actuary
Mathieu has more than 20 years of insurance and investment experience, and joined LCM in June 2013 to help manage Lancashire's third party capital platform and oversee its related operations in Bermuda. He spent the previous six years with Pentelia Capital Management (Bermuda) Ltd, an Insurance-Linked Securities ("ILS") fund managing catastrophe bonds, Industry Loss Warranties and collateralized reinsurance. His duties included risk modeling, portfolio construction and management of all ILS asset classes. Prior to that, he served as an insurance derivatives trader for Ritchie Capital Management (Bermuda) Ltd, and before that as an actuarial advisor for Desjardins Financial Security. Mathieu is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a Member of the Academy of Actuaries (MAAA) and has also completed his Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations. He also holds a M.Sc. in Applied Finance from Quebec University in Montreal, and a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from Laval University.

Matthew Gough

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Aviation

Matthew Narbett

Job Titles:
  • Active Underwriter and Senior Underwriter - D & F
Matthew joined Lancashire as a D&F Underwriter in 2016. Matthew has over 13 years' experience as a broker and as an underwriter in the Lloyd's and London markets. Prior to joining Lancashire, Matthew was employed as a Class Underwriter at XL Catlin in London, underwriting both US and International exposures. Matthew became the Deputy Active Underwriter for 2010 in 2021 and Active Underwriter in 2022.

Matthew Thomas

Job Titles:
  • Active Underwriter and Head of Aviation War

Matthew Westerman

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Business Development
Matthew joined Lancashire in July 2012 as a Senior Underwriter based in Bermuda and transferred to the London office in 2018 as Lancashire Syndicates Head of Property Treaty. Matthew is active in sourcing new opportunities for the Treaty team, whilst continuing the exisiting relationships with Lancashire Syndicates core clients. Matthew previously worked for Ascot syndicate at Lloyd's and gained experience in global reinsurance via the property treaty division.

Michael Bush

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
Michael joined Lancashire in December 2012 initially as a member of the IT team. In 2014, he joined the Aviation all risks and Aviation war team as an Underwriting Assistant and was promoted to Assistant Underwriter in 2019 and Underwriter in 2022.

Michael Dawson

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Non - Executive Director
Michael Dawson has more than 40 years' experience in the insurance industry, having started his career at Lloyd's in 1979. He joined Cox Insurance in 1986 where he was the Chief Executive from 1995 to 2002. In 1991, Mr Dawson formed and became the underwriter of Cox's and subsequently Chaucer's specialist nuclear syndicate 1176. Between 2005 and 2008, Mr Dawson was appointed Chief Executive of Goshawk Insurance Holdings PLC and its subsidiary Rosemont Re, a Bermuda reinsurer. Mr Dawson served on the Council of Lloyd's from 1998 to 2001 and on the Lloyd's Market Board from 1998 to 2002. External appointments/Other roles: Mr Dawson is Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Nuclear Risk Insurers Limited. He is also a director of Knoll Investments Limited, and Glengau Limited, private family investment companies.

Minnie Beagley

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Minnie joined Lancashire in September 2016 and is an Underwriter on the War, Terrorism and Political Risk team, after completing a degree in Human Geography at the University of Leeds.

Natalie Kershaw

Job Titles:
  • Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
Natalie Kershaw joined Lancashire in December 2009 as the Group Financial Controller and has also held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Group Chief Accounting Officer. She has over 20 years' experience of the insurance/reinsurance sector with previous roles at Swiss Re, ALAS (Bermuda) Ltd and PwC. Natalie graduated from Jesus College, Oxford University in 1996 with a first class degree in Geography and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Nicola Moore

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting Assistant
Nicola joined Lancashire in October 2000 as an Underwriting Assistant working with the Aviation Reinsurance and Satellite team. She started her career in 1993 working for Bankside/Limit Syndicate 566 as an Underwriting Assistant.

Paul Gregory

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Investment Committee
  • Group Chief Underwriting Officer and LCM Interim CEO
  • Non Director
Paul Gregory joined Lancashire in May 2007 as a member of the underwriting team and has led the underwriting operations for the Group since May 2014. On joining, Paul was responsible for underwriting the Energy account and assisting in the development of Lancashire Middle East. In January 2009, Paul was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited and was responsible for all lines of business written from the Lancashire London office. Paul participated in the Marsh Graduate Scheme in 2001 as an Account Executive in the Energy Team which was followed by experience as an Underwriter in the Energy team at AIG in 2005. Paul has also worked closely with the Cathedral management team in the development of Syndicate 3010 and the Group's Lloyd's strategy. PA: Megan Rees megan.rees@lancashiregroup.com Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4061 +44 (0) 20 7264 4051 paul.gregory@lancashiregroup.com

Peter Clarke - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Non - Executive Chairman
Peter Clarke was Group Chief Executive of Man Group plc between April 2007 and February 2013. In 1993, Mr Clarke joined Man Group plc, a leading global provider of alternative investment products and solutions as well as one of the world's largest futures brokers. He was appointed to the board in 1997 and served in a variety of roles, including Head of Corporate Finance and Corporate Affairs and Group Company Secretary, before becoming the Group Finance Director in 2000. During this period, he was responsible for investing in and developing one of the leading providers of third-party capital insurance and reinsurance products. In November 2005, he was given the additional title of Group Deputy CEO. Mr Clarke previously served as the Chairman of the National Teaching Awards Trust. Mr Clarke took a first in Law at Queens' College, Cambridge and is a qualified solicitor, having practised at Slaughter and May, and has experience in the investment banking industry, working at Morgan Grenfell and Citibank. External appointments / Other roles: Mr Clarke is currently a Non-Executive Director of RWC Partners Limited, Lombard Odier Asset Management and Sainsbury's Bank plc. He is a member of the Treasury Committee of King's College London.

Peter Neill

Job Titles:
  • Head of General Aviation / Aviation
Peter joined the Market in 2003 working as an Aviation broker. He moved to Atrium Syndicate 609 as an Aviation Assistant underwriter in 2008 and to Lancashire Syndicate 3010 as an Aviation underwriter in 2014.

Peter Payne

Job Titles:
  • Claims Performance Manager & Property Claims Advocate
Peter joined Lancashire Syndicates in 2009 in a senior claims role specialising in Property and Non-Marine Treaty. Peter has over 19 years' experience in the Lloyd's market, starting his career in broking with Aon Professional Risks and Willis, before joining Xchanging in 2003 as a Claims Adjuster; he also played a key role in the advent and development of the current ECF2 system.

Philip Dawe - COO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Operating Officer
Philip joined Lancashire Syndicates in May 2017 to manage the underwriting operations for the Lancashire managed Syndicates and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in April 2019. He has over 25 years' experience in the Lloyd's market having previously worked at Argenta Group performing a number of senior roles in their Lloyd's Managing Agency, including Underwriting Manager and Operations Manager and formerly as an Analyst in their Member's Agency.

Ray Wong

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Energy - Lancashire Insurance Company ( UK ) Limited
Ray joined Lancashire in November 2014 and is an Underwriter in the Energy and Marine team. Ray holds a Masters in Insurance and Risk Management from Cass Business School and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of York. Prior to joining Lancashire, Ray worked as an Exposure Management Analyst at Lancashire Syndicates and is ACII qualified.

Rhys Wooldridge

Job Titles:
  • Underwriting Assistant

Richard Costain

Job Titles:
  • Head of Cargo and Specie
Richard joined the Market in 1993, and began to specialise in Cargo and Specie when he joined Syndicate 79 in 1995. Prior to joining Lancashire Syndicate 3010, he was at McGill and Partners which he joined after 10 years as the Cargo Underwriting Manager at Liberty. Richard has been Deputy Chair of the Joint Cargo Committee and on the Cargo Committee for LIIBA.

Richard Wood

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Property D & F
Richard joined Lancashire in 2005 to underwrite direct and facultative property business for Syndicate 2010. He has been employed in the Lloyd's market since 1986. Prior to Lancashire, he was responsible for the Catlin group's direct and facultative property team at Lloyd's, having joined Catlin from the Hiscox group in 1989. He is experienced in both leading and supporting a worldwide book of facultative property business ranging from binding authorities/single locations insureds to Fortune 100 accounts. Richard sits on the LMA Worldwide Property Business Panel which he served as Chairman in 2011.

Riley Henderson

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter
  • Member of the Underwriting Team
Riley joined Lancashire in 2017 as a member of the underwriting team for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited. Riley completed her Bachelor's degree in Management and International Business at Loyola University Maryland. Prior to joining, Riley worked at Axis Capital where she assisted the Capital Risk Solutions team.

Robert Lusardi

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Non - Executive Director
From 1980 until 1998, Robert Lusardi was an investment banker, ultimately as Managing Director of the insurance and asset management industries. From 1998 until 2005, he was a member of the Executive Management Board of XL Group plc, first as Group CFO then as CEO of one of their three operating/reporting segments; from 2005 until 2010 he was an EVP of White Mountains (an insurance merchant bank) and CEO of certain subsidiaries; and from 2010 to 2015 he was CEO of PremieRe Holdings LLC (a private insurance entity). He has been a director of a number of insurance-related entities including Symetra Financial Corporation, Primus Guaranty Ltd., OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd., Esurance Inc., Delos Inc., Pentelia Ltd. and FSA International Ltd. He received his BA and MA degrees in Engineering and Economics from Oxford University and his MBA from Harvard University. External appointments/Other roles: He is also on the boards of Symetra Financial Holdings, Inc., a life insurer, and Oxford University's 501(c)3 charitable organisation.

Robin Milner

Job Titles:
  • Chief Actuary
Robin joined Lancashire as Chief Actuary in September 2019. He has over 20 years' experience in the London Market, having previously held director roles at EMB and Willis Towers Watson in the insurance consulting division. Robin is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, with deep experience across the range of general insurance actuarial areas of expertise. Prior to joining Lancashire he provided SAOs for a number of Lloyd's syndicates and acted in the Chief Actuary capacity.

Sally Williams

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Non - Executive Director
Sally Williams has more than 30 years' experience in the financial services sector, with extensive risk, compliance and governance experience, having held senior positions with Marsh, National Australia Bank and Aviva. Ms Williams is a chartered accountant and spent the first 15 years of her career with PwC, where she was a director specialising in financial services risk management and regulatory relationships. She also undertook a two-year secondment from PwC to the Supervision and Surveillance Department at the Bank of England. External appointments/Other roles: Ms Williams is a Non-Executive Director of Family Assurance Friendly Society Limited (OneFamily), where she is chair of their Audit Committee and a member of the Risk, Nominations, Member and Customer and With Profits Committees. Ms Williams is also a Non-Executive Director of Close Brothers Group plc and Close Brothers Limited, where she is a member of their Audit and Risk Committees.

SANDRA BIRTWISTLE

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • SECRETARY

Sean Mottram

Job Titles:
  • Senior Underwriter - D & F
Sean joined Lancashire in January 2017 to underwrite binding authority and open market business for Syndicate 2010. Sean has been in the Lloyd's market for 12 years, previously working on the broking side at BMS. This also included a 2 year secondment to Canada.

Simon Fraser

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nomination, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Senior Independent Non - Executive Director
Simon Fraser was Head of Corporate Broking at Merrill Lynch and subsequently Bank of America Merrill Lynch until his retirement in 2011. He began his career in the City in 1986 with BZW and joined Merrill Lynch in 1997. He led initial public offerings, rights issues, placings, demergers and mergers and acquisitions transactions during his career and advised many UK companies on stock market and LSE issues. Mr Fraser has an MA degree in Modern History from the University of St Andrews. External appointments/Other roles: Mr Fraser is a Non-Executive Director of Legal and General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited and Non-Executive Director SEGRO plc, where he sits on the Audit and Nominations Committees as well as Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Mr Fraser also serves as a Non-Executive Director of LSL.

Simon Thurgood

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Terrorism, War & Political Risks
Simon Thurgood joined Lancashire in August 2006 and is Group Head of War, Terrorism and Political Risks. Simon has extensive experience and was previously employed at Willis Limited for 6 years as Divisional Director in their terrorism department. Prior to this Simon worked in the Caribbean for CGM as a property and casualty broker.

Sophie Morey

Job Titles:
  • Claims Coordinator
Sophie joined Lancashire in December 2019 as a Claims Coordinator, primarily responsible for coordinating the allocation of loss activity across the team, as well as supporting the verification and investigation of claims across all classes of business. Sophie previously worked at Hyperion Adjusters, where she provided support across their Motorsport, Contingency and Entertainment classes. Prior to that, Sophie worked at Lime Communications, where she assisted in pitching media brands to film companies.

Stella Tomlin

Job Titles:
  • Head of Marine Liability
Stella joined Lancashire in June 2021 to start the Marine Liability book, and is responsible for its underwriting. She has over twenty years' underwriting experience, predominantly at AEGIS London, and prior to that began her insurance career at Sedgwick on the Graduate Training Scheme. She is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a longstanding Member of the Joint Liability Committee.

Steve Yeo

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Claims
Steve Yeo joined Lancashire in February 2008 and is responsible for providing Operational & Technical leadership and control of all Group claim activity as well as participating in the calculation and development of IBNR. Steve has extensive experience in the insurance industry having previously worked within the AIG Property & Energy Major Loss Team in London where he specialised in handling large, complex CAR and Operational losses across a wide range of offshore and onshore energy and commercial property risks.

STEVEN ANDREW BIRTWISTLE

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Thomas Ing

Job Titles:
  • Head of Accident and Health
Tom joined Lancashire in 2020 to set up the Accident & Health account, having been in the London market for the past 16 years or so. Most of his time has been spent on A&H although he has also worked on North American Property and Reinsurance. Tom is ACII qualified and hold degrees from the Universities of York and Oxford.

Tim Higgins

Job Titles:
  • Head of Property D & F - Australia
Tim joined Lancashire Syndicates in April 2022 as Head of Property D&F Australia. He has over 35 years underwriting experience most recently with Argenta Syndicate 2121 where he was the Underwriting Director for the Australian office.

Tom Gowan

Job Titles:
  • Underwriter - Power
Tom joined Lancashire Syndicate 3010 in 2020 to help grow the Power and Utilities book, which was started by Alex Priestley and Becky Stephenson in 2018. Tom began his insurance career in 2014 with Lloyd & Partners, which subsequently merged into JLT Specialty. Having worked mainly on Latin American property and terrorism business in his first year, Tom moved to work exclusively on power for the next 4 years, until he joined the Power and Utilities team as an underwriter in March 2020.

Tom Gray

Job Titles:
  • Group Head of Specialty Reinsurance, Senior Underwriter
Tom joined the Lancashire Group in September 2016 as an Underwriter specialising in Property Reinsurance and Retrocession. He has 10 years of experience in underwriting and broking in the London market. Tom has a degree in Mathematics from Imperial College London and holds the ACII and CCRA designations.

Tom Sutton

Job Titles:
  • Head of Property Treaty
Tom joined Lancashire in 2016 to underwrite non marine treaty business for Syndicate 2010 specialising in property. Prior to this he was a broker at Guy Carpenter in the treaty team, having started his career at RK Harrison Insurance Brokers in 2005. He has a degree in Geography from the University of Edinburgh.

Tom Worne

Tom joined Lancashire Syndicates in January 2015 as Senior Claims Adjuster, responsible primarily for managing claims for the newly formed Aviation Underwriting Team. Tom has over 18 years' experience in the insurance industry having begun his career at Willis where he had a technical and later broking role within the aviation department. Subsequent to this he spent 6 years at Amlin as an Aviation Claims Adjuster. Tom has handled major airline, product and aerospace losses as both a lead insurer and a broker.

Tyler Hubbard

Job Titles:
  • Assistant
  • Underwriter
Tyler joined Lancashire in November 2018 as an Assistant Underwriter working within the Energy and Marine team where he focuses on both the Company market and Lloyd's accounts. Tyler joined the Company from Axis Capital where he previously worked as an insurance technician within the Marine team.