Louis is a director at Barbican and joined in December 2007.
Louis is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in the insurance industry with both Lloyd’s and non-Lloyd’s companies. Having trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, Louis moved to GenRe as assistant vice president in the finance department. In 2003, Louis moved to Wellington Underwriting plc, where he was responsible for corporate development.
Louis holds a degree in Physiology from the University of Bristol.
Austyn is head of group strategy and joined Barbican in January 2012.
Austyn has considerable strategic and management experience. Prior to joining Barbican, he spent nearly 10 years at Hiscox, rising to the position of head of the firm’s art and private client division. Austyn has also held a number of other senior management positions, including head of private client group at AIG in addition to frontline broking and underwriting roles.