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Our team brings together years of cumulative experience in broking, underwriting, corporate, actuarial and operational roles, all working towards a unified goal of innovative disciplined underwriting and operational excellence.


  • Aaron Osei

    Aaron Osei
    UNDERWRITING GRADUATE

    Aaron is an Underwriting Assistant at Fidelis MGU. Aaron joined Fidelis in July 2022 as an Underwriting Intern in the Property D&F team before moving to the Aviation & Aerospace team in October 2022. Aaron holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management from the University of Leicester.  

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Abigail Wilkins
    HEAD OF AIRLINES

    Abi is Head of Airlines at The Fidelis Partnership.  Abi joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as an Assistant Underwritier in the Aviation team. Abi previously worked at Piiq Risk Partners as an Account Manager where she handled Airline, Aerospace and GA clients. Prior to this, Abi worked at Antares where she was involved in the underwriting process and negotiations across the entire Aviation portfolio including, Airline, Aerospace, Hull War, Satellite and GA business, and was responsible for underwriting both Airline and Aerospace accounts.  

    Email: [email protected]


  • Akshat Gupta
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - MARINE

    Akshat is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Prior to joining Fidelis, Akshat worked at Atrium UW Ltd as a Summer Intern. Akshat holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Business Management from City, University of London.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Albena Andreeva
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Albena is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. She joined the Dublin team in January 2022 as an Underwriting Intern for the Renewables and Marine teams, later being promoted to her current role support the D&F team in London. Albena holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (hons) Degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Limerick.

     

    Email: [email protected]

  • Alex Burness
    UNDERWRITER

    Alex is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Alex Burness joined Fidelis Insurance in August 2021 as an Assistant Underwriter in the Direct & Facultative Property Team. He started his career in 2016 after graduating the University of Bath with a degree in Pharmacology. Prior to starting at Fidelis he worked at Pardus Underwriting and then Unicorn Underwriting focusing on US Property.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Alex Weiss Bueno
    SENIOR CREDIT PORTFOLIO UNDERWRITER

    Alex joined The Fidelis Partnership in February 2023 as a Senior Portfolio Credit Underwriter. Alex started his career in 2014 at Deutsche Bank New York within the Syndications desk before joining Marsh’s Credit Specialties team, where he spent 5 years placing single risks and portfolio credit transactions in the non-payment credit insurance market. Alex holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Alice Cracknell
    UNDERWRITER

    Alice is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Alice joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 after graduating from Oxford Brookes University with a BSc Hons in Psychology with Business Management. Alice currently works as an Underwriting Assistant for Property Direct and Facultative. 

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Andrew Watters
    UNDERWRITER - ASSET BACKED FINANCE

    Andrew joined in January 2024 as an Asset Backed Finance & Portfolio Credit Underwriter. He started his career as a financial services auditor at BDO, focusing on audits within the FinTech lending sector, banks, and asset managers. Having attained qualification as a Chartered Accountant in 2021, he proceeded to join Valuation Consulting, where he specialised in valuing unlisted businesses, intellectual property, and intangible assets. Andrew holds a BSc in Accounting, Business Finance and Management from the University of York.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Armand van Hien
    HEAD OF MARINE CARGO

    Armand joined The Fidelis Partnership in May 2023 as Head of Marine Cargo. Armand arrives having most recently spent time as an Underwriter at Brit Global Specialty and 6 years at Chubb prior to that. Armand holds a BSc (Hons) in Management and Finance from BPP University.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Bernhard Straeter 
    SENIOR CREDIT PORTFOLIO UNDERWRITER

    Bernhard is Senior Credit Portfolio Underwriter in Asset Backed Finance and Portfolio Credit Underwriting at The Fidelis Partnership. Bernhard joined in 2023 from Banco Santander where he was an ABS structurer in the Securitised Products Group. Prior to this, Bernie worked for more than four years at Fitch Ratings focussing on rating ABS and RMBS transactions. Bernie holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Cass Business School (now Bayes Business School).

    Email: [email protected]


  • Billy Ayres

    Billy Ayres
    HEAD OF TERRORISM

    Billy is Head of Terrorism at The Fidelis Partnership. Billy joined in January 2024 as a Senior Underwriter after having most recently spent time as an Underwriting Manager at CNA Hardy. Billy has over 7 years of experience within the Terror and PV market, and prior to Underwriting, he spent two and a half years in the risk and actuarial function at Brit insurance.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Mia Vallely

    Callum Lockwood
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - TERROR

    Callum is an Underwriting Assistant in the Political Violence and Terrorism team at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined after Graduating from the University of Derby, where he read Sport and Exercise Science.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Catherine Holden 
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Catherine is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Catherine joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as an Underwriting Assistant in the Direct & Facultative Property Team. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, she worked at the Scor Syndicate as an admin assistant in the Property team

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Daniel O'Connell
    HEAD OF BESPOKE

    Daniel is Head of Bespoke at The Fidelis Partnership. Daniel joined Fidelis Insurance in June 2023 after 10 years at AXA XL where he was latterly Global Head of the Crisis Management divsion. Prior to joing AXA XL, Daniel was a terrorism underwriter at Hiscox and began his career at Willis.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Gem Bartlett
    D&F UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Gem is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. She joined the company in October 2023 and works with the Direct & Facultative team. She graduated in May 2023 from Anglia Ruskin University with Bachelors (Hons) in Criminology.

    Email: [email protected]


  • George Ankajaer

    George Ankajaer
    D&F UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    George is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership, having joined the D&F Property team in February 2024. Prior to this, he started his insurance career at Blenheim Underwriting in the Outwards Reinsurance team for two years. George also has a degree in Marine Biology from Newcastle University.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • George Cook

    George Cook
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - CONSTRUCTION

    George is an Underwriting Assistant on the Construction team at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined the company in December 2023 and graduated in July 2023 from Cardiff University with a (BScEcon) in Business Economics.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Giorgia Giovannetti
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - MORTGAGE & PORTFOLIO CREDIT

    Giorgia is an Underwriting Assistant in the Asset Backed Finance and Portfolio Credit team. Giorgia joined The Fidelis Partnership in September 2023 after previously completing a summer internship in the Actuarial department. Giorgia brings a robust quantitative background with a BSc in Economic and Social Sciences from Bocconi University, with international experience in Italy and Chile as part of her studies.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Giulia Timme
    CONTRACTS WORDING SPECIALIST

    Giulia is a Contracts Wordings Specialist at The Fidelis Partnership. Giulia joined Fidelis Insurance in September 2022. Prior to that, she completed her MSc in International Development & Humanitarian Emergencies at the London School of Economics after receiving a BA Hons from King’s College London in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Grahame Dawson
    SENIOR D&F UNDERWRITER

    Grahame is a Senior D&F Underwrtier, and joined Fidelis Insurance at the end of 2022 as a Senior Property Underwriter. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Grahame spent eighteen years working in the London insurance market for broking houses JLT and then Willis, where he lead the North American wholesale property broking activities in London. More recently, Grahame was based in New York, where he was responsible for leading the North American Facultative Property Reinsurance division.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Hannah Charnaud
    DEPUTY HEAD OF MARINE

    Hannah is Deputy Head of Marine at The Fidelis Partnership, Hannah joined Fidelis Insurance in 2018 and has worked across several Bespoke & Specialty Lines of business, as well as Property Reinsurance. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Hannah completed the Lloyd’s graduate scheme and holds a BA degree in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Manchester.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Henry Edwards
    HEAD OF CONTINGENCY

    Henry is Head of Contingency at The Fidelis Partnership. Henry joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 as an underwriting assistant, working across a range of Bespoke & Speciality Lines. He hold’s a BSc (Hons) Degree in Economics from the University of Bristol.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Isabella Garrett
    CONTRACTS WORDING SPECIALIST

    Isabella is a Contracts Wordings Specialist at The Fidelis Partnership. Isabella joined Fidelis Insurance in August 2022 as a Contract Wordings Assistant. Isabella graduated from the University of Exeter with an LLB Law Degree.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Ivo Elliott
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Ivo is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Ivo joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as an Assistant Underwriter in the Marine team. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Ivo worked in the European Investments team at CCI Broking. Ivo holds a MA (Hons) degree in Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • James Barham
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    James is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. James joined Fidelis Insurance in October 2022, working in both the Treaty and Renewables teams. James has a Geography degree from the University of Liverpool.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Jamie Cann
    HEAD OF AVIATION AND SPACE

    Jamie is Head of Aviation and Space at The Fidelis Partnership. Jamie joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 after almost 14 years at Liberty Specialty Markets, 12 of which as an underwriter in the Aviation team.  Jamie has experience in both Airline and General Aviation and prior to joining Liberty, spent 5 years at Aon where we was a Market Security Analyst.

    Email: [email protected]


  • MacGyver Hay

    Jamie Graham
    UNDERWRITER - MARINE CARGO

    Jamie Graham is a Marine Cargo Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnerhsip. Jamie joined the company in February 2024. He has 5 years of experience in the London Marine Cargo market having previously worked at Amwins Global Risks as a Marine Cargo Broker. He holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Marketing from The University of Hull.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Jamie Toms
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Jamie is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership, working on the Political Risk team. He joined from MS Amlin's Political Risk team in September 2023. Jamie holds a Bachelors in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and a Masters in International Financial and Political Relations from Loughborough University.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Jordan Ray
    HEAD OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jordan is a Senior Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Jordan joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as an underwriter in the North American treaty team.  Jordan started her career at Tamesis, gaining insight in to multiple specialty lines of business with a particular focus on international property treaty.  She left Tamesis in 2016 to join the newly established Agora Syndicate to help build and develop the reinsurance portfolio across both international and North American geographies. Jordan holds an honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics and is ACII qualified.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Kennedy Anderson
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Kennedy joined Fidelis in October 2023 stepping into the role of Partnerships Underwriting Assistant from IQUW where she worked on the Delegated Authorities team taking on all side of the operations. Before that she spent some time at Axis on the DA audit team. Kennedy’s academic background includes a focus on Festival and Events Management at Edinburgh Napier University.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Lara Janse van Rensburg
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Lara is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Lara joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2022 as an Underwriting Assistant within the Marine team. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, she worked at Pine Walk Capital. Lara holds a BA in Health Sciences and Social Services,  and a BSocSci Hons.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Leo Tal
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Leo is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined The Fidelis Partnership in October 2023 and works on the Political Risk team. Leo graduated from the University of Reading with Bachelors in Politics and International Relations in 2022 and a Masters in International Relations in 2023.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Lewis Johnson
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Lewis is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership within the Contingency team. Lewis joined from Convex in July 2023 where he was originally an Underwriting Assistant within the Crisis Management Department.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Lorena Casserly
    PORTFOLIO CREDIT ANALYST

    Lorena is a Portfolio Credit Analyst at The Fidelis Partnership. Lorena joined Fidelis Insurance in June 2021 as a Portfolio Credit Analyst. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, she worked as a Finance Business partner and Data Analyst. Lorena hold a MSc in Investment and Quantitative Finance from Westminster University.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Louise Jarvis
    GROUP HEAD OF CONTRACT WORDINGS AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UNDERWRITING

    Louise Group Head of Contract Wordings and Deputy Director of Underwriting at The Fidelis Partnership. Louise joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017 with over 28 years of industry experience, including both underwriting, broking and buying. Louise joined Fidelis Insurance from Hiscox, where she was a Group Reinsurance Contract Specialist.  Her early career was spent at the London Processing Centre and Denis Clayton after which she moved on to become Head of Contract Wordings for Swiss Re UK. Louise specialises in all lines of inwards and outwards reinsurance, together with bespoke and specialty insurance, supporting all of the underwriters across the group, including the structuring and development of innovative new products.

    Email: [email protected]


  • MacGyver Hay

    MacGyver Hay
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - MARINE

    MacGyver is an Underwriting Assistant with the Marine Team at The Fidelis Partnership, joining in February 2024. He has prior internship experience in Audit, Consulting, and A&H Underwriting Assistance. He has obtained Bachelor’s degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Finance and International Business, as well as a Master’s Degree in Development Economics and Policy Analysis from the University of Nottingham.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Mark Noble
    UNDERWRITER

    Mark is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Mark joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as an Underwriter.  Prior to Fidelis Insurance, he worked at Liberty Specialty Markets for 14 years as Senior Underwriter on the Aviation War account.  Mark is a graduate from the University of Durham and a Chartered Insurer.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Matthew Norman
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Matthew is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Matthew joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2021 as an Underwriting Assistant. Prior to joining to Fidelis Insurance, Matthew worked as an Underwriting Assistant for a Motor Fleet Insurer working in the Renewals and Mid-Term Adjustment teams. 

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Mel Puskar
    HEAD OF ASSET BACKED FINANCE AND PORTFOLIO CREDIT UNDERWRITING

    Mel is Head of Asset Backed Finance and Portfolio Credit Underwriting at The Fidelis Partnership. Mel joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 from AmTrust where she was an Underwriter for the Mortgage & Credit division. Mel has nearly 15 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from risk management, pricing and underwriting. Previously Mel was at HSBC and Genworth Financial. Mel holds a degree in Applied Statistics and Mathematics.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Mercedesz Musincki
    UNDERWRITER

    Mercedesz is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Mercedesz joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017, supporting several functions through her rotational internship programme. Mercedesz gained significant international experience in India and China whilst completing her BA degree in Business Management with Law from Pearson College London. Mercedesz currently works as an Assistant Underwriter for Property Direct & Facultative.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Mia Vallely

    Mia Vallely
    CONTRACT WORDINGS ASSISTANT

    Mia Vallely is a Contract Wordings Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Mia joined Fidelis MGU in December 2023. Prior to joining Mia completed her Master of Art in Law from the University of Law London, after receiving a Bachelor's degree with honours in Politics & International Relations from the University of Nottingham.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Michael Davern
    UK CUO & GROUP HEAD OF D&F PROPERTY, ENERGY AND CONSTRUCTION

    Michael is UK CUO & Group Head of D&F Property, Energy and Construction at The Fidelis Partnership. Michael joined Fidelis Insurance from AXA XL in March 2020. After graduating from Oxford University with a Master of Physics degree in 2003, he joined Lane Clark & Peacock Actuarial Consultancy. He joined Catlin in 2008 and qualified as Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA). He was the property actuary responsible for pricing, reserving and capital modelling for all property lines worldwide across the group. He moved over onto the underwriting side in 2010 as class underwriter writing International and US D&F property business for the Lloyd’s of London Syndicate. He progressed to Underwriting Manager and established the middle market cost centre writing a combination of delegated authority and open market business. Michael will be writing a shared and layered D&F portfolio through the London Market Wholesale Broker network.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Michelle Dunne
    HEAD OF UNDERWRITING GOVERNANCE

    Michelle is Head of Underwriting Governance at The Fidelis Partnership. Michelle joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2024 from the Fidelis Insurance Group, where she was the Irish Chief Risk Officer. Michelle has over 15 years of experience in insurance across a variety of governance, risk and finance roles.  Michelle previously worked at Everest Insurance, the Central Bank of Ireland and PwC. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelors in Business and Law from University College Dublin.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Nadia Feenstra
    GROUP BROKER ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

    Nadia is Broker Engagement & Events Manager at The Fidelis Partnership. Nadia joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015, working as PA to the UK CEO Daniel Burrows. She then moved into the underwriting team first as an Underwriting Portfolio Analyst and then the Broker Engagement and Events Manager. Nadia holds a Bachelor of Communications Studies degree (hons) from AUT University in New Zealand.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Paul Russell
    HEAD OF MARINE

    Paul is Head of Marine at The Fidelis Partnership. Paul joined Fidelis Insurance in May 2022. Paul has previously worked for Lancashire Insurance company, as a Marine Underwriter for the past 8 years. He entered the insurance Industry with the broking house Sedgewick where he specialised in Marine. More recently furthering his career at Willis, Aon, Cooper Gay & CRMA.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Phoebe Burns
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Phoebe is an Assistant Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership, having joined Fidelis Insurance in September 2022 as an Underwriting Assistant on the Crisis Management team. Phoebe graduated from The University of Manchester with BA Hons in Politics and Philosophy.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Raza Hassan
    UNDERWRITER

    Raza is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Raza joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. He previously worked as a broker at Ed Broking, and prior to this as an account executive at Marsh. Raza joined the insurance industry in 2014 as an underwriting assistant at Munich Re Syndicate. Raza studied Geophysics at Imperial College London and Maths & Physics at the University of Bath.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Richard Coulson
    DEPUTY GROUP CUO AND CEO OF INSURANCE

    Richard is Deputy Group CUO and CEO of Insurance at The Fidelis Partnership. Rich Coulson joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015. With over 20 years of insurance industry experience, including both underwriting and broking, Rich joined Fidelis from RK Harrison, where he was Executive Director of Political Risk, Structured Credit and Surety. His early career was spent at MMC Capital and Marsh, where he focused on structuring alternative risk transfer, and captive solutions. After Marsh, Rich spent three years at Hiscox underwriting the company’s space and satellite and offshore energy books – winning the Hiscox Award for Innovation whilst there, before returning to broking and serving as a partner at JLT, specialising in Credit and Political Risk. Rich was elected a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Insurers and Chartered Institute of Risk Management eleven years ago and during his career has also won the IRM Award for Risk Analysis excellence and an ABI Young Insurer of the Year award – recognising his work on developing innovative new products within the insurance industry. Rich is a member of the Executive Committee.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Ryan Smith
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Ryan is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined the company’s Aviation & Space team in 2023 after graduating from The University of Exeter with a Bachelors (Hons) in Law (LLB). Ryan also gained insurance experience during his internship at Ark.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Samuel Poynder
    UNDERWRITER

    Samuel is a Terrorism & Political Violence Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined from CFC where he worked for six years most recently as a Terrorism and Political Violence Assistant Underwriter and before that as a cross-class Underwriting Assistant covering nine Specialty classes ranging from Transactional Liability and Intellectual Property to Kidnap & Ransom and Terrorism & Political Violence. He graduated from Lancaster University in 2017 with a Masters in Conflict, Security & Development with a focus on Counter Terrorism and has a BScEcon (Hons) in International Politics & Military History from Aberystwyth University.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Savannah Thompson
    HEAD OF UNDERWRITING DEVELOPMENT & HEAD OF POLITICAL RISK

    Savannah is Head of Underwriting Development and Head of Political Risk at The Fidelis Partnership. Savannah joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017 where she has worked across all Bespoke & Specialty Lines of the business, as well as Property Reinsurance, specifically in North America. Savannah graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2017 with a Master’s degree in Violence, Terrorism & Security.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Simon Crone
    GROUP DIRECTOR OF UNDERWRITING & EEA CUO

    Simon is Group Director of Underwriting and EEA CUO at The Fidelis Partnership. Simon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 from AmTrust where he was the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Mortgage & Credit division. Simon has over 20 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from underwriting to operations to project management. Previously he was at General Electric and Genworth Financial. Simon holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Simran Sangha

    Simran Sangha
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - MARINE

    Simran is an Underwriting Assistant within the Marine Team and joined The Fidelis Partnerhsip in December 2023. She has a Business Law Degree, where she studied both Contract and Insurance Law. Prior to joining The Fidelis Partnership, Simran completed an internship at Howden.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Sinéad Cunningham 
    UNDERWRITER

    Sinéad is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Sinéad Cunningham joined Fidelis Insurance in June 2021 as an Underwriting Assistant. Prior to this, Sinéad worked at AXIS Capital in Dublin as an Underwriting and Operations Intern. Sinéad graduated from the University of Limerick in 2021 with a Bachelor of Business Studies honours degree with a major in Risk Management and Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Teddy Samengo-Turner
    UNDERWRITER

    Teddy is a Construction Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined the company from QBE Europe in July 2023 where he held a number of positions ranging from client relationship management for a number of the UK’s largest construction firms to acting as an Assistant Underwriter writing a wide variety of UK and International construction and engineering projects. Prior to this, Teddy was on placement in Hong Kong with QBE working across multiple underwriting lines in the Asia Pacific market.

    Teddy has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Business Management and wrote his dissertation on the risk posed by poorly regulated historic landfill to current and future development.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Theo Granström-Livesey
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Theo is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. He started his career in business development before joining the Aviation & Space underwriting team at Fidelis MGU in August 2023. Theo graduated from Stockholm University in 2021 with a Bachelors in International Business and Politics.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Will Hardie
    DEPUTY HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP UNDERWRITING

    Will is Deputy Head of Partnership Underwriting at The Fidelis Partnership. Will joined Fidelis Insurance in December 2022 , Will started his insurance career at Chaucer in 2014 as an Underwriting Analyst before moving to AIG where he spent three years progressing from Junior to Senior Underwriter. Will then spent a year at Simply Business, assisting in a transition period for the in-house MGA whilst managing their Professional Indemnity and Landlord Property books of business, before moving to White Bear Managers in 2020 to work as their MGA Portfolio Manager, with a focus on Energy, Aviation and Construction classes of business.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Zoe Anker
    D&F SENIOR PROPERTY UNDERWRITER

    Zoe is a D&F Senior Property Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Zoe joined Fidelis Insurance in August 2021 as a Property Underwriter. Zoe started her career in 2011 with Marsh in New Zealand, before joining Aon in 2012. During her time with Aon, Zoe has held various broking roles across New Zealand, Australia, and London; primarily specialising in Open Market Property Risks.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Alex Doyling

    Alex Doyling
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - D&F

    Alex joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2024 as an Underwriting Assistant on the Property D&F team. Alex graduated from Kutztown University in 2023 with an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining, he gained experience at Deloitte: Nautilus and the Bermuda Monitory Authority on their Long-Term Division team.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Alyssa Rowse

    Alyssa Rowse
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT - D&F

    Alyssa joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as an underwriting assistant on the Property D&F team. Alyssa graduated from university in 2022 with an Undergraduate Degree in International Business and a Postgraduate Degree in Finance. Prior to joining, she gained experience at Convex on the International Property Treaty team and at Ariel in Finance and Operations.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Anthi Xipolia
    D&F PROPERTY UNDERWRITER


    Anthi is a D&F Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Anthi joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 as a Risk Analyst for North American Property Reinsurance and joined the D&F team as an underwriter 2023. Anthi began her career in 2011 as an intern at Hiscox, joining Tokio Millennium Re as a Senior Analyst for the North American Property Reinsurance, Workers Compensation and Terror teams in 2012. Anthi graduated from University College London with a degree in Palaeobiology and a Masters in Quaternary Science.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Asia Atienza

    Asia Atienza
    UNDERWRITING GRADUATE

    Asia joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as an Underwriting Graduate on the Specialty RI team. Asia graduated from the University of Kent with a BSc (Hons) in Financial Economics. Throughout her studies, Asia completed internships at Resolution Life, Chubb and AIG both in Actuarial and Underwriting roles.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Ben Fortune
    BERMUDA CUO

    Ben Bermuda CUO at The Fidelis Partnership. Ben has worked in the London market for 8 years in a number of roles including actuarial, broking and underwriting. He joined Fidelis Insurance from London ILS Fund Leadenhall Capital Partners, where he was responsible for Retro, ILW and Specialty Investments as well as leading the company’s analytical work. Before then, Ben worked in the Aon Benfield retro team, providing pricing and structuring support for brokers.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Chris Wright

    Chris Wright
    US PROPERTY TREATY UNDERWRITER

    Chris is a US Property Treaty Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Chris joined Fidelis in 2023 after 8 years at Validus Reinsurance, where he was AVP Underwriter on the US Property Treaty team. He graduated from Lancaster University in the UK in 2015 with a degree in Business Economics.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Deneisha Hayward

    Deneisha Hayward
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Deneisha is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Deneisha started at Fidelis Insurance in April 2020 as a Receptionist and Office Administrator and in July 2021, Deneisha joined the D&F team as an Underwriting Assistant. Deneisha previously worked at HSBC Bermuda. 

    Email: [email protected]

  • Drew Tomlinson

    Drew Tomlinson
    US PROPERTY TREATY UNDERWRITER

    Drew is an Underwriter on the US Treaty Reinsurance team. Drew joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023. Prior to Fidelis, he worked as a Property Treaty Underwriter at OdysseyRe in Stamford, CT. Drew started his career on the primary side of the business, working as a Commercial Lines Underwriter at Penn National Insurance. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a degree in Government.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Jack Jarvis

    Jack Jarvis 
    SENIOR UNDERWRITER

    Jack is Senior Underwriter in the International Reinsurance team at The Fidelis Partnership. Jack joined the company in 2024 from Canopius in London where he underwrote a wide range of international reinsurance business. Jack graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Economics and Geography.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Jahvon Washington

    Jahvon Washington 
    UNDERWRITER

    Jahvon is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Jahvon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015. Originally working in the operations department he switched to underwriting supporting North American Underwriting. He now supports the Property Reinsurance team on whole being both International and North America. Jahvon graduated from St. John’s University in New York City with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance. He also holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designations.

    Email: [email protected]

  • James Russell

    James Russell
    UNDERWRITER

    James joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as an Underwriter on the Specialty team. James joined Fidelis from Validus Re where he was responsible for providing pricing analytics for Marine, Energy and Property treaties. Prior to this, James was responsible for providing actuarial support across pricing and reserving within the Aerospace division at AIG. James has a strong technical background, qualifying as an Associate Actuary (AIA) with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 2023. James graduated from the University of Kent with First class honors in Actuarial Science.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Jason Shrubb
    HEAD OF US REINSURANCE

    Jason is Head of US Reinsurance at The Fidelis Partnership. Jason joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015. Having originally been involved across all lines of business, Jason is now focusing on Property Reinsurance specifically in North America. Jason graduated from Bates College in Maine with a degree in Politics and Mathematics.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Kayla Henderson

    Kayla Henderson
    UNDERWRITING GRADUATE

    Kayla joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as an Underwriting Graduate on the International Property Treaty underwriting team. Kayla graduated from university in 2023 with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting at Acadia University, Nova Scotia. During her studies, Kayla gained experience interning at Liberty Specialty Markets, where she worked on the Special Risk Underwriting team.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Kevin Adams

    Kevin Adams
    HEAD OF US TREATY PRODUCTION
    (*pending immigration approval)

    Kevin is Head of US Treaty Production at Fidelis MGU, having over 15 years of US reinsurance experience.  Kevin joined Fidelis in 2017 as a US Treaty Underwriter after starting his career at Guy Carpenter in Philadelphia with a focus on the US mutual marketplace.  Kevin brings a vast range of experience, having began his career in catastrophe modelling and exposure analytics before transitioning treaty broking and ultimately onto underwriting.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Mark Herget

    Mark Herget
    DEPUTY GROUP HEAD OF D&F PROPERTY

    Mark is Deputy Group Head of D&F Property at The Fidelis Partnership. Mark joined Fidelis Insurance in May 2020 as an Underwriter for Property Direct & Facultative. Mark began his career at Commonwealth Insurance Company in Vancouver Canada in 2004, becoming the Senior Underwriter for production and marketing throughout the US. In 2012 Mark moved to London to work in the Lloyd’s of London marketplace where he helped build the Navigators and Vibe property portfolios. Mark has a BA degree in Education from the University of Alberta.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Mykal Glasgow

    Mykal Glasgow
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Mykal is an Underwriting Assistant on the US Property Treaty team, joining in January 2022. Mykal graduated from Thomas College in the class of 2020 with a bachelors degree in Business Administration.  Prior to joining The Fidelis Partnership, he worked as a youth basketball trainer and watersports instructor. Mykal is also a member for the Bermuda Men's National Basketball Team. 

    Email: [email protected]

  • Nadia Beckert
    HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL REINSURANCE

    Nadia is Head of International Reinsurance at The Fidelis Partnership. Nadia joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 from Willis Re where she led the London desk handling German, Austrian and Swiss client reinsurance business. Nadia was also responsible for Willis Re’s International Alternative Capital Practice Group. In her role she managed global accounts as well as regional clients with a focus on German speaking markets. Nadia has a strong technical background, obtaining a diploma degree in Mathematics from the University of Leipzig and qualifying as an actuary with the German Institute of Actuaries in 2019.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Paget Hengesbaugh
    UNDERWRITER

    Paget is an Underwriter at The Fidelis Partnership. Paget Hengesbaugh joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 as an Underwriting Assistant for the International and North American property teams. Paget graduated from university in 2019 with a Masters in International Business. After graduating university, she was employed by Renaissance Re in finance and operation roles, and previously interned at Tokio Millennium Re for 3 years.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Paulina Nastyn
    SENIOR CONTRACTS WORDINGS COUNSEL

    Paulina is Senior Contracts Wordings Counsel at The Fidelis Partnership. Paulina joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Paulina has nine years of insurance industry experience, specialising in multiple lines of insurance business. She was previously employed as Cyber Claim Counsel at Travelers, and prior to that as Wordings Attorney at Beazley. Paulina is a US-qualified attorney, having graduated with her Juris Doctor from University of Connecticut School of Law in 2019.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Cathal Ruane
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Cathal is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Cathal joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Prior to joining Fidelis, Cathal worked in the renewals team at Arachas Corporate Brokers. Cathal holds an honours degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Limerick.   

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Conor Pearson
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Conor is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Conor joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, he worked for Axis Capital as a control operations and DUA intern. Conor graduated from the University of Limerick with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Insurance and Risk Management.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Kiera McGrath
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Kiera is an Underwriting Assistant at The Fidelis Partnership. Kiera re-joined The Fidelis Partnership in September 2023 after completing an internship with Fidelis in 2022 as an Underwriting Assistant Intern. Kiera graduated from the University of Limerick in 2023 with a Bachelor of Business Studies honours degree majoring in Risk Management and Insurance.

     

    Email: [email protected]

  • Sarah Fitzgerald
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Sarah is an Underwriting Assistant in The Fidelis Partnership. Sarah joined Fidelis as a cross-class Underwriting Assistant in September 2023 and previously completed her 8-month internship as a Student Underwriting Assistant with Fidelis in 2021. Sarah has a Bachelor of Business Studies with German from the University of Limerick as well as a 1.1 Masters of Science in Risk Management and Insurance.

     

    [email protected]

  • Seán Harty
    EEA DEPUTY CUO

    Seán is EEA Deputy CUO at The Fidelis Partnership. Seán joined Fidelis Insurance in early 2020. He previously worked with ffh Management Services (Fairfax company) where he held Reinsurance Technician and Team Leader roles. Seán also completed a 24-week intercompany rotation programme in London with Advent Syndicate in 2017 with the Exposure Management and Casualty Treaty teams. Seán graduated from the University of Limerick in 2013 (BBS degree majoring in Risk Management and Insurance) and holds the ACII & Chartered Insurer designations.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Simon Crone
    HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP UNDERWRITING & EEA CUO

    Simon is Head of Partnership Underwriting and EEA CUP at The Fidelis Partnership. Simon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 from AmTrust where he was the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Mortgage & Credit division. Simon has over 20 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from underwriting to operations to project management. Previously he was at General Electric and Genworth Financial. Simon holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Cape Town.


    Email: [email protected]

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    Youssef Al Kareh
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER - FIDELIS MEASA

  • Alexander Mcintyre
    GROUP CLAIMS OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

    Alexander is Group Claims Coordinator at The Fidelis Partnership. Alexander joined Fidelis Insurance in August 2022 from DXC Technology where his focus was handling North American and International Property / Casualty claims. Alexander brings over 12 years of experience within the Insurance Industry including a diverse knowledge of multiple classes of business and claims operations.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Naphisa Smith

    Asia Smith
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Asia is a Senior Claims Adjuster at The Fidelis Partnership, who has joined after several years at Ariel Re. Asia obtained her degree in Accounting and Finance at Middlesex University in the UK. 

    Email: [email protected]

  • Craig Farbrace
    GROUP HEAD OF CLAIMS OPERATIONS

    Craig Group Head of Claims Operations at The Fidelis Partnership. Craig joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 from Scor where he was Global Claims Reporting manager, bringing strong claims operational, reporting and reinsurance experience and knowledge of the London market and APAC region.  Craig has over 18 years of experience working in the insurance industry including working for a Lloyds broker and the Lloyd’s claims team.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Danny Gallagher
    HEAD OF IRELAND CLAIMS

    Danny is Head of Ireland Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. Danny joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 and brings over 23 years’ experience in Technical, Operational and Strategic Claims Management. In his most recent role at AmTrust, Danny held a Technical Leadership role, covering multiple lines of business and territories across Europe and North America. Prior to that Danny held Senior Management positions at FBD, Quinn and AXA Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]

  • David Turner

    David Turner
    GROUP HEAD OF CLAIMS

    David is Group Head of Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. David joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 following a 30 year career at Amlin, most recently as the Global Claims Director responsible for claims across all of their regulated entities. David has experience across multiple classes of business, managing technical claims as well as Operational and Strategic Claims Management roles. He has held a variety of Committee roles in the London Market through the years, and is a strong believer in delivering a first class claims experience for our Clients globally.

    Email: david.turner@fidelispartnership.com

  • Erin Levon
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTOR

    Erin is a Senior Claims Adjuster at The Fidelis Partnership. Erin joined Fidelis Insurance in Oct 2022 in the Bermuda office. Prior to joining Fidelis, Erin worked at Hiscox Re as an Operations Analyst later transferring into the Claims team as a Claims Technician. Erin graduated from St. John’s University with a BSc Risk Management & Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Katherine Ostler
    DEPUTY HEAD OF GROUP CLAIMS OPERATIONS

    Katherine joined The Fidelis Partnership in July 2023 from MS Amlin where she was a Claims Operations Manager, bringing strong claims operational, oversight and governance knowledge as well as experience in change management across Claims and wider business functions. Katherine has over 12 years of experience working in the insurance industry including working for a Lloyd’s syndicate claims team as well as valuable experience in broader operations teams.  

    Email: [email protected]

  • Karen Amos
    HEAD OF BERMUDA CLAIMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

    Karen is Head of Bermuda Claims and Operations Manager at The Fidelis Partnership. Karen joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as a Senior Claims Adjuster in the Bermuda office.  Prior to joining Fidelis, Karen was at AIG in the Multinational division where she held several roles, from producing to reinsurance recoverables, and eventually to managing the main reinsurance services office responsible for handling all of AIG’s global fronting programs.   

    Email: [email protected]

  • Matt Drewry
    HEAD OF SPECIALTY CLAIMS

    Matthew is Head of Speacialty Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. Matthew joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020, bringing with him 28 years’ experience, most recently as a Senior Claims Advocate and Director at Willis Towers Watson. Matthew has experience in multiple classes of business both in technical and operational roles. Matthew is also a founding committee member and Director of IFASIC VZW, a leading European charitable educational conference provider who host conferences globally specialising in Fine Art and Specie Insurance

    Email: [email protected]

  • Matthew Malone
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Matt is Senior Claims Adjuster at The Fidelis Partnership. Matt joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2021 from AXA XL where he specialised in handling claims from multiple classes of business, with a particular focus on political risk, trade credit and crisis management. Matt brings over 10 years of prior experience in handling claims within the London market, before which he earned a Masters in International Relations from the University of Exeter.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Nathan Burgess
    CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Nathan joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as a claims adjuster. Prior to joining he worked as a junior claim's analyst at Renaissance Re for 2 years focusing on P&C claims handling. Nathan holds a BSc in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University and has completed the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe).

    Email: [email protected]

  • Naphisa Smith

    Naphisa Smith
    CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Naphisa joined The Fidelis Partnership as a Claims Adjuster in the Bermuda office in 2023. After completing her BSc in Environmental Science at Nova Southeastern University, she gained experience at Ascot on their claims team and at Allied World rotating around the underwriting departments.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Neale Etheridge
    MARINE CLAIMS MANAGER

    Neale is Marine Claims Manager at The Fidelis Partnership. Neale joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 from Swiss Re Corporate Solutions . Neale has over 35 years of experience working in both the Lloyds and Company markets and has a wealth of knowledge of Marine claims, dealing with a multitude of lines of business within the Marine sector. Neale is an active participant on the Joint Marine Claims Committee (JMCC) and the International Cargo Insurance Conference (ICIC).

    Email: [email protected]

  • Neil Keeble
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Neil is a Senior Claims Adjuster on The Fidelis Partnership. He joined in November 2023 and works on the Property Direct & Facultative team. Neil brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience, focusing on a variety of classes of business including Property D&F, Real Estate, Energy, Contingency, Fine Art & Specie and Marine. He began his career at Aon later joining a Lloyd’s syndicate. After this, Neil was at Sedgwick for 18 years, focusing on developing the claims underwriting team. Prior to joining Fidelis MGU, he worked at Everest handling its Lloyd’s and non-bureau business. Neil has a Business and Technology Education Council degree in Business & Finance from South East Essex College.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Richard Phillips
    HEAD OF BESPOKE AND AVIATION CLAIMS

    Richard is Head of Bespoke and Aviation Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. Richard joined Fidelis Insurance in April 2022 from Liberty Specialty Markets, where he was Aviation and Marine Claims Manager. Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the industry beginning his careers in the Willis Aerospace team in 2000.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Richard Sims
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Richard is a Senior Claims Adjuster at The Fidelis Partnership. Richard joined Fidelis Insurance in September 2023 from Canopius and brings 20 years of claims handling experience within the London market, with particular focus on Aviation, Political Risk, Trade Credit and Crisis Management.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Stephen Rooney
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Stephen is Senior Claims Adjuster at The Fidelis Partnership. Stephen joined Fidelis Insurance in September 2022 as a Senior Claims Adjuster. Prior to Fidelis, Stephen worked at AmTrust as Technical Lead for Outsourcing & Claims functions. Stephen has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry, where he has held several roles ranging from managing a portfolio of claims, covering Commercial Liability, Professional Indemnity, Property, Excess & Surplus Lines, Surety Bonds, Title Indemnity, Commercial Credit and Financial Lines.

    Email: [email protected] 

  • Tim Norman
    SENIOR CLAIMS MI ANALYST

    Tim Senior Claims MI Analyst at The Fidelis Partnership. Tim joined Fidelis Insurance in October 2022 as a Senior Claims Ops MI Analyst. Tim began his insurance careers as a claims analyst at an insurance broker firm, before working as a claims handler as part of the insurance team of an international haulage firm.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Tracy Boxall
    SENIOR CLAIMS ADJUSTER

    Tracy is a Senior Claims Adjustor at The Fidelis Partnership. Tracy joined Fidelis Insurance in August 2022 as a Senior Claims Adjuster. Tracy joins from Pro Insurance Solutions Limited where she was a P&C claims adjuster, and legacy claims handler, prior to that Tracy was a legacy claims handler at RSA and travel insurance claims handler at AXA. Tracy graduated from the University of West Indies and University of Technology with a BSc Hospitality and Tourism Management and is CII qualified.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Richard Brindle
    GROUP CEO AND CHAIRMAN

    Mr Brindle is Group CEO and Chairman of The Fidelis Partnership. Mr. Brindle has a career of over 35 years in the insurance industry. Before establishing Fidelis Insurance, Richard was the driving force behind Lancashire, founding the company in October 2005 and acting as CEO until April 2014. Lancashire’s innovative and rigorous underwriting approach meant it consistently outperformed its insurance peers. Richard’s insurance career began in 1984 at Posgate and Denby Managing Agency, and since then has included spells at Syndicate 488, Charman Underwriting – where he was the main underwriter – Tarquin Underwriting from 1991 to 1998, and Ascot Underwriting Agency, where he was a non-executive board member from December 2001 to September 2005.


  • Nadia Beckert
    HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL REINSURANCE

    Nadia is Head of International Reinsurance at The Fidelis Partnership. Nadia joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 from Willis Re where she led the London desk handling German, Austrian and Swiss client reinsurance business. Nadia was also responsible for Willis Re’s International Alternative Capital Practice Group. In her role she managed global accounts as well as regional clients with a focus on German speaking markets. Nadia has a strong technical background, obtaining a diploma degree in Mathematics from the University of Leipzig and qualifying as an actuary with the German Institute of Actuaries in 2019.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Michael Cottell
    GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL AND GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY

    Mike Cottell is Group General Counsel and Group Company Secretary at The Fidelis Partnership. With more than 20 years of legal and insurance experience, Mike joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017 and oversees the legal, claims, compliance, company secretarial and communications functions in the business. He has worked on multiple debt, equity and cat bond raises, as well as the recent bifurcation of Fidelis into the current Balance Sheet and MGU Structure. In addition to his role at The Fidelis Partnership, Mike is also a member of the Group’s Executive Committee and a Director at Pine Walk Capital (The Fidelis Partnership’s MGA incubator). After graduating from Oxford Mike started his career at Clifford Chance, one of the Magic Circle, and focused in his early career in private practice on (re)insurance coverage, wordings and disputes.  

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Richard Coulson
    DEPUTY GROUP CUO AND CEO OF INSURANCE


    Richard is Deputy Group CUO and CEO of Insurance at The Fidelis Partnership. Rich Coulson joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015. With over 20 years of insurance industry experience, including both underwriting and broking, Rich joined Fidelis from RK Harrison, where he was Executive Director of Political Risk, Structured Credit and Surety. His early career was spent at MMC Capital and Marsh, where he focused on structuring alternative risk transfer, and captive solutions. After Marsh, Rich spent three years at Hiscox underwriting the company’s space and satellite and offshore energy books – winning the Hiscox Award for Innovation whilst there, before returning to broking and serving as a partner at JLT, specialising in Credit and Political Risk. Rich was elected a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Insurers and Chartered Institute of Risk Management eleven years ago and during his career has also won the IRM Award for Risk Analysis excellence and an ABI Young Insurer of the Year award – recognising his work on developing innovative new products within the insurance industry. Rich is a member of the Executive Committee.


    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Simon Crone

    Simon Crone
    GROUP DIRECTOR OF UNDERWRITING AND EEA CUO

    Simon is Group Director of Underwriting and EEA CUO at The Fidelis Partnership. Simon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 from AmTrust where he was the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Mortgage & Credit division. Simon has over 20 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from underwriting to operations to project management. Previously he was at General Electric and Genworth Financial. Simon holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Michael Davern

    Michael Davern
    UK CUO & GROUP HEAD OF D&F PROPERTY, ENERGY AND CONSTRUCTION

    Michael is UK CUO & Group Head of D&F Property, Energy and Construction at The Fidelis Partnership. Michael joined Fidelis Insurance from AXA XL in March 2020. After graduating from Oxford University with a Master of Physics degree in 2003, he joined Lane Clark & Peacock Actuarial Consultancy. He joined Catlin in 2008 and qualified as Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA). He was the property actuary responsible for pricing, reserving and capital modelling for all property lines worldwide across the group. He moved over onto the underwriting side in 2010 as class underwriter writing International and US D&F property business for the Lloyd’s of London Syndicate. He progressed to Underwriting Manager and established the middle market cost centre writing a combination of delegated authority and open market business. Michael will be writing a shared and layered D&F portfolio through the London Market Wholesale Broker network.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Ben Fortune
    BERMUDA CUO (*pending immigration approval)

    Ben is Bermuda CUO at The Fidelis Partnership. Ben has worked in the London market for 8 years in a number of roles including actuarial, broking and underwriting. He joined Fidelis Insurance from London ILS Fund Leadenhall Capital Partners, where he was responsible for Retro, ILW and Specialty Investments as well as leading the company’s analytical work. Before then, Ben worked in the Aon Benfield retro team, providing pricing and structuring support for brokers.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Robert Kelly
    CEO IRELAND AND PINE WALK EUROPE CEO & CFO

    Robert is Ireland CEO and Pine Walk Europe CEO & CFO at The Fidelis Partnership. Robert joined Fidelis Insurance in September 2018. With over 18 years experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry, Robert was most recently at PartnerRe where he worked for 5 years in various finance roles including Head of External Reporting and as CFO of PartnerRe’s insurance entity. Robert began his career with PwC Dublin before transferring to their London office, working in the Global Capital Markets Group. He joined Aviva from PwC, working in Group Finance in London and managing their reinsurance captive in Dublin. He is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Ireland, qualifying in 2004.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Charles Mathias

    Charles Mathias
    DEPUTY CHAIRMAN & GROUP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Charles is Deputy Chairman & Group Executive Director at The Fidelis Partnership. Charlie joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015 and brings over three decades of broking and underwriting experience.  Charlie was previously at Lancashire until November 2015 where he was Chief Risk Officer with responsibility for the group’s enterprise risk management. He started at Lancashire at its launch in October 2005, and his roles there also included Chief Underwriting Officer of the Bermuda entity and Group Underwriting Operations Director. Prior to 2005 he held a number of roles with brokers and MGAs in London, the USA and Mexico. Charlie is a member of the Executive Committee.

    Email: [email protected]


  • John-Paul O'Hare
    CHIEF UNDERWRITING PORTFOLIO OFFICER

    John-Paul is Chief Underwriting Portfolio Officer at The Fidelis Partnership, leading its pricing, modelling and actuarial analytics functions as well as performance monitoring and management of the claims and underwriting divisions. 
    He joined Fidelis in 2018 as an Actuary, supporting Property Reinsurance and leading bespoke pricing, leading to the instrumental growth of the Specialty pillar of the business. He also helped manage Fidelis’ recent bifurcation into the current Fidelis Insurance Group and The Fidelis Partnership, ensuring the suitability and profitability of the transaction. He is also a member of the The Fidelis Partnership Group's Executive Committee. 

    John-Paul is a qualified Actuary and has extensive experience as an actuarial analyst, previously holding roles at Brit, Aon, and Allstate. He graduated from Queen University in Belfast with a degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management.


    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Conor O'Riordan

    Conor O'Riordan
    CHIEF CAPACITY OFFICER & GROUP HEAD OF CORPORATE FINANCE

    Conor is Chief Capacity Officer and Group Head of Corporate Finance at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined Fidelis in 2021 and focuses on overseeing new capacity providers and executing group corporate transactions. Conor worked on the recent bifurcation of Fidelis into the current Fidelis Insurance Group and Fidelis MGU, and subsequent IPO of Fidelis Insurance Group. In addition to the Group's Executive Committee, he is also a Director at Itasca MGA.

    Conor previously worked in financial services investment banking handling M&A, IPO and financial advisory at RBC Capital Markets and Key Capital. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a Masters in Finance and Bachelors in Business and Economics

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Hinal Patel

    Hinal Patel
    GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 

    Hinal Patel is Group CFO of The Fidelis Partnership and Non-Executive Director of Fidelis Insurance Group.  He has more than 20 years of industry experience, specifically focused on the actuarial and financial sides of the sector. Patel joined Fidelis in 2015 as Group Chief Actuary, later becoming Group CFO in 2017 until the bifurcation of the company in the beginning of 2023. As Group CFO, he is responsible for the finance, investment, actuarial and corporate finance functions.  Prior to his time at Fidelis, Patel spent 12 years at Catlin as Bermuda Chief Actuary, overseeing actuarial, catastrophe modelling and capital functions for its Bermuda entity. He has also worked at a number of actuarial consultancies and graduated from the London School of Economics.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Rinku Patel
    GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & CEO OF PINE WALK 

    Rinku is an ICAEW qualified accountant having trained with BDO and moving to Andersen. Rinku was CFO/COO of DUAL, CFO of Howden and Director of Finance at Hyperion before consulting in 2016/7 supporting a number of businesses in the intermediary space.  Industry Experience includes Software Development, Information businesses and Insurance (at DUAL, Howden and Hyperion).  Rinku founded Pine Walk in 2017 with Fidelis, as an MGA incubator, raised finance for Pine Walk and Radius and has since set up a further 6 MGAs.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Karen Amos
    HEAD OF BERMUDA CLAIMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

    Karen is Head of Bermuda Claims and Operations Manager at The Fidelis Partnership. Karen joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as a Senior Claims Adjuster in the Bermuda office.  Prior to joining Fidelis, Karen was at AIG in the Multinational division where she held several roles, from producing to reinsurance recoverables, and eventually to managing the main reinsurance services office responsible for handling all of AIG’s global fronting programs.   

    Email: [email protected]


  • Wendy Bowness
    HEAD OF TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

    Wendy is Head of Technical Operations at The Fidelis Partnership. She joined Fidelis Insurance in May 2017 bringing with her more than 30 years of experience, most recently as a Senior eMessaging Expert and Bureau Technical Accounts Manager at Swiss Re. Wendy has strong experience in both technical and operational roles, specifically focusing on electronic messaging areas and building electronic interfaces to handle the processing of ACORD messages for both the premium and claims workstreams. This includes both the ACORD4ALL and Ruschlikon EBOT and ECOT messaging initiatives.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Olivia Brindle
    HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY

    Olivia is Head of Sustainability at The Fidelis Partnership. Olivia joined Fidelis Insurance in April 2022. She previously spent four years at Swiss Re in Zurich, initially in P&C Solutions in the Reinsurance unit and later as a senior member of the Investor Relations team. Prior to joining Swiss Re, Olivia was an equity analyst covering reinsurance and the London Market, with over eight years spent at Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Olivia started her career in 2008 as a strategy consultant covering M&A and financial services at Deloitte. She has an undergraduate degree from Oxford University, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. 

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Julie Broom
    GLOBAL FACILITIES MANAGER

    Julie is Global Head of Facilities and is responsible for maintaining all The Fidelis Partnership and Pine Walk offices globally including reception, cleaning, mechanical services, internal events, wellness, security, and health and safety. Julie joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Prior to this, she was European Facilities Manager for MS Amlin, and before that Client Services Manager for Marsh McLennan. 

    Julie started her career in corporate hospitality, managing events such as film premiers, back stage catering at Michael Jackson concerts and corporate hospitality at Silverstone.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Grahame Dawe
    UK CFO & GROUP CONTROLLER

    Grahame is UK CFO & Group Controller at The Fidelis Partnership. Grahame has over 25 years' experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Grahame was previously at Aspen Insurance Group where he worked for 17 years in various finance roles, including as Group Financial Controller and most recently as Group Chief Accounting Officer and UK CFO. Prior to joining Aspen, Grahame was at KPMG in the Insurance audit practice where he was responsible for a portfolio of London market and international clients. Grahame began his career at Sedgwick Lloyd’s Underwriting Agency.  He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, qualifying in 1997.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Mark Dean
    OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

    Mark is Operations Director at The Fidelis Partnership and has 20 years of insurance industry experience. He joined The Fidelis Partnership from AmTrust where he was a senior business project manager responsible for the review of the target operating model for operations and underwriting.  Prior to AmTrust, Mark was at Aspen where he held a number of leadership roles including UK COO, UK CRO and Director of both the UK company and the managing agent.  He began his career at Prudential where he became a qualified accountant, later moving to KPMG to be a consultant specialising in business change. He also spent time at Barclays as a change and programme manager.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Michelle Dunne
    HEAD OF UNDERWRITING GOVERNANCE

    Michelle is Head of Underwriting Governance at The Fidelis Partnership. Michelle joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2024 from the Fidelis Insurance Group, where she was the Irish Chief Risk Officer. Michelle has over 15 years of experience in insurance across a variety of governance, risk and finance roles.  Michelle previously worked at Everest Insurance, the Central Bank of Ireland and PwC. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelors in Business and Law from University College Dublin.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Neil Flanagan
    GROUP HEAD OF IT 

    Neil is Group Head of IT at The Fidelis Partnership. Neil joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 having previously worked in senior technology roles across multiple verticals including investment banking, insurance, private banking, travel, mobile telco & FMCG. He has more than 35 years of experience in technology, including co-founding multiple tech startups and has held roles at Munich Re, BNY Mellon, Brandtone (Unilever), Ulster Bank (RBS group), Norcom (Dresdner Bank) and Vodafone. Neil has a Masters of Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Danny Gallagher
    HEAD OF IRELAND CLAIMS

    Danny is Head of Ireland Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. Danny joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 and brings over 23 years’ experience in Technical, Operational and Strategic Claims Management. In his most recent role at AmTrust, Danny held a Technical Leadership role, covering multiple lines of business and territories across Europe and North America. Prior to that Danny held Senior Management positions at FBD, Quinn and AXA Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Natalie Gillespie
    GROUP COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER AND HEAD OF CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS 

    Natalie is Group Communications Manager and Head of Charity Partnerships at The Fidelis Partnership, managing all internal and external communications for the firm as well as overseeing the charity partnerships through The Fidelis Foundation. She joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 working in the CEO office. Prior to Fidelis MGU, Natalie was at MVision Private Equity Advisers where she worked closely with the CEO on company media relations and events. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Sport and Exercise Nutrition from the University of Otago.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Louise Jarvis
    GROUP HEAD OF CONTRACT WORDINGS AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF UNDERWRITING

    Louise Group Head of Contract Wordings and Deputy Director of Underwriting at The Fidelis Partnership. Louise joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017 with over 28 years of industry experience, including both underwriting, broking and buying. Louise joined Fidelis Insurance from Hiscox, where she was a Group Reinsurance Contract Specialist.  Her early career was spent at the London Processing Centre and Denis Clayton after which she moved on to become Head of Contract Wordings for Swiss Re UK. Louise specialises in all lines of inwards and outwards reinsurance, together with bespoke and specialty insurance, supporting all of the underwriters across the group, including the structuring and development of innovative new products.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Tom Lawson
    GROUP TECHNICAL SERVICES - PINE WALK

    Tom is Group Information Manager at Pine Walk Capital,  overseeing the data, systems and reporting across the whole platform. Tom qualified as an ACCA accountant at Reed Business Information and for the past 10+ years has focused on finance and information roles in insurance and MGA businesses. In 2010 he joined DUAL International as Group Financial Controller, consolidating the financial accounts and insurance data of multiple international businesses. Tom joined Pine Walk Capital in 2018 and has since built out the financial and insurance reporting systems for Pine Walk and its MGAs.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Nigel Lee
    OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - PINE WALK

    Nigel is Operations Director at Pine Walk Capital. He has more than 30 years in director-level compliance and operations roles for regulated entities in the Lloyd’s, London Company, and Hong Kong insurance markets. Joining Pine Walk in January 2018, Nigel has embedded its operational, compliance and control frameworks that are in place across Pine Walk and its underlying MGA businesses. He has a Masters degree in Insurance and Risk Management from Bayes Business School, and is a fellow of the CII.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Deborah Leen
    GROUP HEAD OF PEOPLE

    Debbie Leen is Group Head of People at The Fidelis Partnership. Debbie joined the company in April 2023 as Head of Human Resources (HR). She has almost 30 years of experience within HR in financial services across insurance broking and underwriting, investment banking, investment management and wealth management. Prior to joining The Fidelis Partnership, Debbie worked at Arrow Global Group where she was HR Director for the investments division. She is a generalist and business partner by background with an interest across all aspects of HR. Debbie also has a degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Central Lancashire.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Carly Lewis
    HEAD OF BUSINESS CHANGE & PMO

    Carly is the Head of Business Change and Project Management Office at The Fidelis Partnership. She has more than 10 years' experience of managing projects and change in the insurance Industry, having previously worked as a Project Manager at Starr Underwriting, Miller and Canopius prior to joining the Fidelis team. Carly joined the team in 2020 as an IT project manager before progressing to set up the business change function that provides central support for project delivery across the company. Carly has a degree in Psychology and Business Administration from Aston University in Birmingham.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Alex Lott
    DEPUTY GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL

     

    Alex is Deputy Group General Counsel at The Fidelis Partnership. He joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019, working on multiple equity and debt capital raises, ILS transactions and structured (re)insurance transactions, and was heavily involved in the company’s bifurcation into The Fidelis Partnership and Fidelis Insurance Group. Prior to joining Fidelis, Alex was a senior associate in Norton Rose Fulbright’s market-leading corporate insurance team, where he focused on M&A and other corporate transactions for (re)insurance sector clients and completed secondments with Swiss Re and QBE Europe. He graduated with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge and completed legal training at BPP University Law School in London.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Pearly Ng
    FINANCIAL CONTROLLER - PINE WALK

    Pearly is Finance & Insurance Controller at Pine Walk Capital. She qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and has extensive experience in financial planning, accounting, controls and strategy implementation. Prior to joining Pine Walk, Pearly held several positions at DUAL including European Financial Controller and interim Head of Finance Transformation, working to deliver excellent services to stakeholders across the spectrum.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Mark Rowe
    GROUP HEAD OF COMPLIANCE

    Mark is Group Head of Compliance and joined Fidelis in 2022 bringing a broad range of experience in regulatory compliance and has dealt with numerous regulators worldwide. He has held senior roles with Amlin; Axis; Arch and Benfield. He has worked for Lloyd's of London and the UK regulator now known as the FCA. Outside of insurance, Mark was part of the group compliance team at the merchant bank Guinness Mahon and headed the compliance teams at Mercer and WorldPay, where he led the regulatory work that separated Worldplay from the Royal bank of Scotland and culminated in Worldpay's initial public offering.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Chris Sweetser

    Chris Sweetser
    GROUP CHIEF RISK OFFICER

    Chris joined The Fidelis Partnership in 2023 as the Group Chief Risk Officer, responsible for the global operations including those in Bermuda, the UK, and Ireland. He has over 20 years of financial services experience including leadership positions in New York, Sydney and London. Prior to joining Fidelis, Chris was the Group Chief Risk Officer for AmTrust International where he oversaw the Risk Management/ORSA, Exposure Management and Operational Risk functions. He also served as the Group Chief Auditor. Before joining AmTrust, Chris was a Director in the EMEIA Insurance Practice for EY.

    Chris graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University's Questrom School of Business as a Sherbourne Scholar and Member of the Lock Honour Society. He holds several professional memberships and qualifications.

    Email: chris.sweetser@fidelispartnership.com

     

  • David Turner

    David Turner
    GROUP HEAD OF CLAIMS

    David is Group Head of Claims at The Fidelis Partnership. David joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 following a 30 year career at Amlin, most recently as the Global Claims Director responsible for claims across all of their regulated entities. David has experience across multiple classes of business, managing technical claims as well as Operational and Strategic Claims Management roles. He has held a variety of Committee roles in the London Market through the years, and is a strong believer in delivering a first class claims experience for our Clients globally.

    Email: david.turner@fidelispartnership.com


  • Gareth Walters
    BERMUDA CFO

    Gareth is the Bermuda CFO and Group Treasurer at The Fidelis Partnership and a member of the Bermuda Executive Committee. Gareth has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry with significant experience in deal evaluation, execution, integration and carve-out separation from a financial and operational perspective. Prior to joining Fidelis, Gareth was a director in EY’s Strategy and Transactions teams in London and more recently in Bermuda. Gareth is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda.

    Email: [email protected]


  • Andy Wetmiller
    CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

    Andy is Chief Technology Officer at The Fidelis Partnership. With over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, Andy joined Fidelis Insurance from Hiscox Re in 2015. As Head of Systems and Lead System Architect he was responsible for the architecture, design, construction and support of their core business systems, leveraging his deep technical knowledge and business expertise. Prior to joining Hiscox in 2011, Andy held several roles with companies in Canada and Bermuda, including the Royal Bank of Canada Financial Group, Paragon Bermuda, Logic Communications, and his own consulting firm FAIT Accomplis Solutions Inc.

    Email: [email protected]

     

  • Phenny Brindle
    CO-CHIEF CANINE OFFICER

    Born in October 2015, Phenny has been a part of the Fidelis Insurance team her whole life and continues her important duties at The Fidelis Partnership. Bringing a natural joie de vivre, she happily greets and plays with clients and brokers especially when furnished with treats!


  • Salvador Brindle
    CO-CHIEF CANINE OFFICER

    Born in April 2015, Phenny’s boisterous brother Salvador joined Fidelis Insurance in 2018 to share the Chief Canine Officer duties. Phenny & Salvador love nothing more than sharing client and broker entertainment and will continue to do so at The Fidelis Partnership!

     

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