Why work with us

We will always go one step further to get closer to our clients. By investing time and resource in getting to know their business needs, we are able to create customised and effective insurance solutions.

Our steadfast commitment to delivering precisely tailored coverage has enabled us to grow a diverse book of worldwide marine insurance business and to establish long-term relationships working closely with clients and brokers alike.

Our product lines



We provide primary and excess coverage for a range of marine liability, including charterers legal liability, maritime employers liability, maritime general liability, and protection and indemnity.

Brokers can find us at Lloyd's: Box 250C

For more information about marine insurance from Barbican, contact:

Simon Saunders

Simon Saunders

Division Head, Marine, Aviation and Transport
work +44 (0)20 7082 1812
work cell +44 (0)7885 965801

Simon joined Barbican in April 2010 and is division head of marine, aviation and transport.

Simon has over twenty years of experience in the insurance industry. In 1994 he joined a small firm of management consultants dedicated to the insurance industry. 1997 saw Simon return to broking with the international marine reinsurance division at Aon. In 2005, he joined Agnew Higgins Pickering, working in international marine and energy reinsurance.

Mike McGeown

Mike McGeown

Underwriter, Marine Liability
work +44 (0)20 7082 1865

Michael joined Barbican in January 2016 as a marine liability underwriter.

Michael has over 16 years underwriting and broking experience, most recently as a marine underwriter at Osprey Underwriting Agency. He was previously a reinsurance broker at Cameron Richard Smith Insurance Services, before joining the ReSpecialty Marine & Energy department at Aon in 2003. During his career, he has also worked as a deputy underwriter at Charles Taylor Consulting for the Standard Bermuda P&I Club.

Michael is ACII qualified and holds a degree in Law.

Rosie Wood

Rosie Wood

Assistant Underwriter, Marine Insurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1953

Rosie joined Barbican in May 2012 and is assistant underwriter for marine insurance.

Rosie previously spent  three and a half years as a sales support technician for insurance brokers, Grove and Dean.

Rosie is Dip CII qualified and working towards ACII accreditation.

Harry Hanford

Harry Hanford

Underwriting Assistant, Marine Insurance
work +44 (0)20 7082 1984

Harry joined Barbican in April 2016 and is underwriting assistant for marine insurance.

Prior to joining Barbican, Harry completed the apprenticeship programme at Lloyd’s which included placements in the delegated authorities department at Lloyd’s and at Lockton Companies as an account handler.

Harry is Cert CII qualified and working towards Dip CII accreditation.

Barbican at the Box

BOX 250C T: +44 (0) 20 7327 8294

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