Barbican announces senior marine appointment

31 March 2015

Paul Brown joins marine insurance team as underwriting manager

Barbican Insurance Group today announced the appointment of Paul Brown as marine insurance underwriting manager, with immediate effect. He will report to Simon Saunders, division head - marine, aviation and transport.

Mr. Brown has over 22 years of underwriting and broking experience within the marine market, and during this period has held a number of leadership positions. Most recently, Mr. Brown was trading and underwriting manager - marine at Aviva, having joined the firm as senior international marine underwriter. Prior to this, he was the UK marine manager at Chartis. Other senior roles have included: head of marine at Bluefin Group and marine underwriting manager at Commercial Union

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Saunders said: "With over 20 years of marine market experience, much of which has been spent heading up successful underwriting teams, Paul is a great addition to our marine division. He is highly motivated individual, who combines significant technical expertise with strong commercial awareness, and I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to grow our marine business."

Mr. Brown added: "Barbican has built a very good reputation in the marine market and I am delighted to be joining such an experienced and successful team. Over the last 20 years, I am have worked exclusively in this sector and I hope that the insight that this has given will help me make a strong contribution to the ongoing success of the division. "

Barbican, Brown, Saunders, marine, underwriting manager


Patrick Palmer
Barbican Insurance Group
+44 (0)20 7082 1910

Nigel Allen
Allen & Clapham
+44 (0)7988 478 824

Notes to Editors

Barbican Insurance Group

Formed in 2007, Barbican Insurance Group underwrites business predominantly through its Syndicates at Lloyd’s. It also has a non-Lloyd’s financial solutions business based in Guernsey which offers insurance and reinsurance programmes to the global market and a number of service companies including, Barbican Underwriting Limited, Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited, Professional Indemnity Protect Limited and Seacurus Limited.

Barbican Syndicates at Lloyd’s have a stamp capacity of £260m for the 2015 year of account and underwrites marine, aviation and transport re/insurance, property re/insurance, media and contingency, energy and specialty lines including casualty reinsurance, cyber liability, healthcare liability, financial and professional lines and professional indemnity.

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