David Warrington

David Warrington

Class Underwriter, Marine Reinsurance
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David joined the company in November 2016 and is now class underwriter for marine reinsurance.

Prior to joining, David was a marine and energy underwriter at Swiss Re, working across the company’s London marine and energy, and P&I accounts. During his ten years at the firm, he successfully managed a range of key client and broker accounts, including structuring a number of bespoke, multi-line products for large organisations.

Prior to this, David worked for Markel International having joined the company in 1998.

Clive Archer

Clive Archer

Head of International Casualty Treaty Reinsurance
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Clive joined in June 2019 as Head of International Casualty Treaty Reinsurance.

Prior to joining the company, Clive was class underwriter for casualty treaty at Vibe Syndicate. Previous to that, he was senior casualty underwriter at Ace Tempest Re.

Clive has over thirty years of experience in the insurance industry.

Lucinda Atkinson

Lucinda Atkinson

Assistant Underwriter, Cyber
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Lucinda joined in May 2016 as underwriting assistant for property insurance and has since moved to Cyber.

Lucinda holds a degree in International Development with Geography from the University of Leeds.

Stephen Barnard

Stephen Barnard

Assistant Underwriter, Marine Reinsurance
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Stephen joined in September 2013 and is assistant underwriter for marine reinsurance.

Stephen joined the company as an insurance apprentice and successfully graduated from the Barbican Insurance Academy in October 2014.

Stephen is Cert CII qualified and is currently working towards Dip CII accreditation.

James Barrett

James Barrett

Head of Healthcare
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James joined in 2018 and is now head of healthcare.

Prior to joining the company, James was a senior healthcare underwriter and vice president at Swiss Re, having joined the firm in 2011. Prior to that, he worked at Chaucer Syndicates in the institutional healthcare liability team.

Barrett is FCII and CPCU qualified.

Mark Birrell

Mark Birrell

Chief Executive Officer, Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited

Mark joined Castel as chief executive officer in July 2013.

Mark, who brings over 35 years experience within the insurance industry, has overseen the successful launch of Castel along with the creation of its first underwriting cells. Prior to joining Castel, Mark was chief executive officer at Wildnet Group which  he co-founded with Benfield in April 2004. Before this, Mark spent 20 years working within the Lloyd's broking community.

David Booth

David Booth

Director of Underwriting, Barbican Managing Agency Limited
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David is director of underwriting for Barbican Managing Agency Limited.


With over 20 years of experience in the London and European markets, David Booth has a first class underwriting track record in marine and aviation reinsurance, in addition to considerable management experience.


Prior to joining Barbican, David was at Endurance Worldwide Insurance, most latterly as business unit manager for the specialty underwriting department. He has held a number of senior management and underwriting roles, including as marine underwriter for Cologne-based Europa Ruckversicherüng and marine reinsurance underwriter for DS Christiansen Syndicate 958.

Ondine Bourrut Lacouture

Ondine Bourrut Lacouture

Head of Insurance
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Ondine joined in March 2011 and is head of insurance, overseeing Syndicate 1955's insurance lines.

When she first joined the company, she was originally responsible for US Casualty treaty. Over time, her responsibilities expanded to include International Casualty treaty, Healthcare and A&H insurance and more recently she moved solely to insurance lines.

Prior to joining the company, she was at Faraday Syndicate 435 where she wrote a lead book of US casualty reinsurance and hospital business.

Ondine brings over twenty years extensive underwriting experience after graduating with an MSc in insurance and risk management at CASS Business School.

Iain Bremner

Iain Bremner

Managing Director, Barbican Managing Agency Limited
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Iain is the managing director of Barbican Managing Agency Limited and joined in June 2016.
 
Prior to joining Barbican, Iain was chief executive officer of Capita Managing Agency and led the projects to establish Probitas Syndicate 1492 and Allied World Syndicate 2232.  During his extensive career, he has held a number of senior executive roles in the Lloyd’s market, including managing director of Max at Lloyd’s (formerly Imagine Syndicates and Abacus Syndicates Ltd). 
 
Iain is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants.

Stephen Britt

Stephen Britt

General Counsel

Stephen is general counsel and joined the company in June 2010.


Stephen is responsible for all of the group’s legal affairs, with particular emphasis on corporate affairs, commercial transactions and general insurance matters (both contentious and non-contentious). As corporate secretary, he advises and supports the Group's Boards and Committees.


Before joining, Stephen was legal counsel and company secretary at Equitas for over 12 years, prior to which he was in private practice with leading law firms in London and Melbourne.


Stephen holds degrees in Law and Economics from the University of Melbourne. He is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia and is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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