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Sylvain Perrier joined Lancashire in March 2006 to lead the group companies’ actuarial function and provide critical support to the Lancashire underwriting team and finance functions. In May 2013 Sylvain was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and is responsible for all lines of business written from the Lancashire Bermuda office. Sylvain previously spent 4 years as an actuary at Arch Re, where his assignments included reserving, pricing and portfolio risk analysis. Sylvain was also responsible for implementation of controls surrounding the actuarial function including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Before joining Arch Re, he worked for 8 years as an actuarial consultant for Towers Watson on various assignments including pricing and rate filings, reserving and Dynamic Financial Analysis.

Direct Line: + 1 441 278 8967

Katrina (Katie) Carr joined Lancashire in September 2010 as a member of the underwriting team. Originally working on the Property D&F portfolio, she joined the Property Reinsurance and Retrocession team in 2011. Katie was previously employed by Willis North America in London as a Property D&F account executive/broker.

Direct Line: + 1 441 278 8985

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.

Direct Line: +1 441 278 8963

Lucy Ching joined Lancashire in July 2013 and is an Assistant Underwriter on the Property Treaty team. Lucy previously worked for Harborpoint/Alterra Re UK in London. Lucy has 9 years London market experience and is ACII Qualified.

Direct Line: +1 441 278 8993

Matthew Westerman joined Lancashire in July 2012 and is an Underwriter for Lancashire Insurance Company Limited. Matthew is active in sourcing new opportunities for the underwriting function within the Reinsurance and Retrocession portfolios, whilst continuing the existing relationships with Lancashire’s core clients. Matthew previously worked for Ascot syndicate at Lloyd’s and gained experience in global reinsurance via the property treaty division.

Direct Line: +1 441 278 8966


John Ringold joined Lancashire in June 2006, and is currently the Operations Manager of Lancashire’s Bermuda office responsible for the day to day operating activities and claims function. Prior to joining Lancashire, John worked at KPMG in Bermuda, where he was a member of the U.S. tax practice team. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina and a Masters of Taxation degree from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a practicing member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Bermuda.

Direct Line: + 1 441 278 8977

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