Olivier Decombes

Olivier Decombes

Divisional Head - Energy, Power and Utilities
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Prior to joining Barbican, Olivier was Chief Underwriting Manager for Offshore Energy at CV Starr. He joined the firm in 2010 to setup Starr Operations in Continental Europe. From 2005 to 2010, he worked at Infrassure, most latterly as Upstream and Downstream regional manager for the MENA and Asia regions.
Before entering the insurance sector, Olivier spent 12 years at Schlumberger Oilfield Services where he held several operational and management positions from Offshore Field Engineer to Senior Manager at HQ in a wide range of environments in Africa, Asia, LatAm and North America.

Annabelle Mayers

Annabelle Mayers

Underwriting Assistant - Energy
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Annabelle joined Barbican in September 2014 as underwriting assistant for energy.

Prior to joining Barbican, Annabelle completed the graduate programme at Lloyd's which included placements in risk management, performance management directorate and underwriting.

Annabelle is ACII qualified. Annabelle also holds a degree in biochemistry from Imperial College London.

Eleanor Stephens

Eleanor Stephens

Assistant Underwriter - Energy
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Eleanor joined Barbican in November 2014 and is an energy underwriter.

Prior to joining Barbican, Eleanor spent two years as an underwriting assistant at Tempo Underwriting.

Eleanor is ACII qualified and holds a degree in politics from the University of Manchester.

Marc Sullivan

Marc Sullivan

Class Underwriter - Downstream Energy
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Marc joined Barbican from Starr Underwriting Agents, where he was an onshore energy senior underwriter across oil, petrochemical and chemical lines of business.

He spent eight years in the onshore energy division at Starr, having initially joined the firm in 2008. He began his insurance career in 2006, working in the property division at Hiscox.

Jacqueline Wiffen

Jacqueline Wiffen

Class Underwriter- Upstream Energy
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Jacqueline joined Barbican in May 2017 and is class underwriter for upstream energy.

Jacqueline brings over 15 years of insurance industry experience to Barbican’s Syndicate 1955, including 12 years working specifically in the energy sector. Most recently, she was class underwriter, upstream energy at XL Catlin, having taken up the role in July 2014. Prior to this, she was regional director, Asia Pacific, for power, energy and construction at Lockton (Singapore) and energy underwriter at Catlin (Singapore).

Jacqueline also holds a degree in business with specialism in insurance.