David Warrington

David Warrington

Underwriter, Marine Reinsurance
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David joined Barbican in November 2016 as an underwriter for marine reinsurance.

Most recently, 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.

Francesca Alldred

Francesca Alldred

Claims Data Controller
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Frankie is a claims data controller at Barbican, having joined the company in December 2008.

Frankie has a wide range of experience across a number of claims, operations and risk capture roles at Barbican. Prior to joining the company Frankie spent 3 years at QBE having started her career at JLT as a claims technician.

Maria Andriola

Maria Andriola

Senior Claims Adjuster
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Maria joined Barbican in April 2012 as senior claims adjustor for non marine classes.

Immediately prior to joining Barbican, Maria spent four and a half years as a claims adjuster at PRO Insurance Solutions working on both reinsurance and direct business. Maria has also built considerable experience across a variety of claims adjusting and negotiating roles with Guy Carpenter, Ensign and Axiom Consulting.

Lucinda Atkinson

Lucinda Atkinson

Underwriting Assistant, Property Insurance
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Lucinda joined Barbican in May 2016 as underwriting assistant for property insurance.

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

Angus Bailey

Angus Bailey

Underwriter, Malicious Acts
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Angus joined Barbican in November 2017 as underwriter for malicious acts.

Most recently, he was an account manager, marine kidnap & ransom, and hull war at Seacurus, having joined the firm in 2013. Prior to this, Angus worked for a shipbroking firm specialising in the oil, gas, and renewable energy sectors.

Angus also holds a degree in Business with Marketing from Northumbria University.

Stephen Barnard

Stephen Barnard

Assistant Underwriter, Marine Reinsurance
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Stephen joined Barbican 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.

Charlotte Bigland

Charlotte Bigland

Underwriting Assistant - Energy
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Charlotte joined Barbican in April 2015 and is an underwriting assistant for energy.

Prior to joining Barbican, Charlotte completed the apprenticeship programme at Lloyd's which included placements at JLT as a trainee account handler and at Barbican as an assistant catastrophe analyst.

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

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

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.