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Alex Maloney
Group Chief Executive Officer
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Alex Maloney
Group Chief Executive Officer
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.
PA: Megan Rees Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4061 e-mail: megan.rees@lancashiregroup.com
Natalie Kershaw
Group Chief Financial Officer
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Natalie Kershaw
Group Chief Financial Officer
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 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.
PA: Daniella Holyomes Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4025 E-mail: daniella.holyomes@lancashiregroup.com
Paul Gregory
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
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Paul Gregory
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
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
John Cadman
Group General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited
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John Cadman
Group General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited
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.
PA: Rachel Harris rachel.harris@lancashiregroup.com Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4072
Darren Redhead
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Capital Management
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Darren Redhead
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Capital Management
Darren Redhead joined LCM in March 2013 and serves as CEO. He has more than 35 years of experience in Insurance/Reinsurance. He started his career at Lloyd’s and issued the first multi-class catastrophe bond in 1994. In 2001 he helped form Talbot where he was responsible for capital raising and structuring, reinsurance purchasing and writing and served as the Syndicate deputy Chief Underwriting Officer, with particular emphasis on all property lines. In 2007 he left to become Chief Underwriting Officer of D.E. Shaw Re Bermuda where he developed products suitable for the collateralized markets affording real value to buyers.
PA: Sophie Serjeant sophie.serjeant@lancashiregroup.com Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4020
Emma Woolley
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Syndicates Limited
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Emma Woolley
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Syndicates Limited
Emma Woolley is Chief Executive of Lancashire Syndicates Limited, the Lloyd's platform of the Lancashire Group. Emma has over 20 years' experience in the London Market, starting her career at BMS Group in 1997 providing technical support across multiple classes. Emma subsequently joined Swiss Re working in the UK Legal team before moving to Canopius. Emma held a number of management and leadership roles including Head of Underwriting Controls and Head of Compliance for the Group before joining Lancashire Syndicates in January 2017 as Compliance Director before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer in February 2019. Emma is ACII qualified, Vice President of the Insurance Institute of London, a member of the Lloyd's Market Association Board and a Fellow of the International Compliance Association.
PA: Emma Bambridge emma.bambridge@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000
Hayley Johnston
Chief Executive Officer Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Reinsurance Manager
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Hayley Johnston
Chief Executive Officer Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Reinsurance Manager
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.
Louise Wells
Chief Risk Officer
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Louise Wells
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.
Paul Gregory
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
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Paul Gregory
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
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
John Cadman
Group General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited
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John Cadman
Group General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited
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.
PA: Rachel Harris rachel.harris@lancashiregroup.com Direct Line: +44 (0) 20 7264 4072
Christopher Head
Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Affairs and Legal Counsel
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Christopher Head
Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Affairs and 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.
Denise O’Donoghue
Chief Investment Officer
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Denise O’Donoghue
Chief Investment Officer
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.
Hayley Johnston
Chief Executive Officer Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Reinsurance Manager
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Hayley Johnston
Chief Executive Officer Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Reinsurance Manager
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.
Louise Wells
Chief Risk Officer
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Louise Wells
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.
Steve Yeo
Group Head of Claims
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Steve Yeo
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.
Emma Woolley
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Syndicates Limited
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Emma Woolley
Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Syndicates Limited
Emma Woolley is Chief Executive of Lancashire Syndicates Limited, the Lloyd's platform of the Lancashire Group. Emma has over 20 years' experience in the London Market, starting her career at BMS Group in 1997 providing technical support across multiple classes. Emma subsequently joined Swiss Re working in the UK Legal team before moving to Canopius. Emma held a number of management and leadership roles including Head of Underwriting Controls and Head of Compliance for the Group before joining Lancashire Syndicates in January 2017 as Compliance Director before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer in February 2019. Emma is ACII qualified, Vice President of the Insurance Institute of London, a member of the Lloyd's Market Association Board and a Fellow of the International Compliance Association.
PA: Emma Bambridge emma.bambridge@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000
Jon Barnes
Active Underwriter - Syndicate 2010
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Jon Barnes
Active Underwriter - Syndicate 2010
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.
John Spence
Active Underwriter - Syndicate 3010
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John Spence
Active Underwriter - Syndicate 3010
John is the Active Underwriter and Aviation underwriter for Syndicate 3010 having joined Lancashire Syndicates in 2014. He was previously Aviation underwriter for Atrium Syndicate 609 for 10 years and prior to that spent 21 years at Hardy Syndicate 382.
Adam Beardon
Chief Risk Officer
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Adam Beardon
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
Chris Whittle
Chief Financial Officer
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Chris Whittle
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.
PA: Natasha Kitchener-Martin natasha.kitchener-martin@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000
Philip Dawe
Chief Operating Officer
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Philip Dawe
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.
PA: Natasha Kitchener-Martin natasha.kitchener-martin@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000
Robin Milner
Chief Actuary
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Robin Milner
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.
PA: Natasha Kitchener-Martin natasha.kitchener-martin@lancashiregroup.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7170 9000