Barbican announces senior Syndicate promotion

7 July 2015

Andy Caldwell promoted to deputy active underwriter, Syndicate 1955

Barbican Insurance Group (Barbican) today announced the promotion of Andy Caldwell to deputy active underwriter of Syndicate 1955, effective immediately. Mr. Caldwell will report to David Booth, active underwriter of Syndicate 1955.

Mr. Caldwell will work closely with Mr. Booth to strengthen existing client relationships and to enhance the underwriting capabilities of the Syndicate. In addition, he will continue in his current role as head of international casualty reinsurance.

Commenting on his promotion, Mr. Booth said: “Andy is a central pillar of the senior management team having joined Barbican in March 2008, very soon after our launch. He has an outstanding level of underwriting expertise, with over 25 years of experience in the international casualty sector, and is highly respected within Barbican and across the market. I look forward to working closely with him as we seek to further strengthen our market position.”

Mr. Caldwell added: “I am delighted to be taking up the role of deputy active underwriter at such an exciting stage in Barbican’s development. I look forward to building on the considerable success we have achieved.”

Barbican, Caldwell, Booth, Syndicate 1955

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 number of service companies including, Barbican Underwriting Limited, Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited, Professional Indemnity Protect Limited and Seacurus Limited.

Barbicans’ syndicates at Lloyd’s have a stamp capacity of £260m for the 2015 year of account and underwrite 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.

Categories: Marine Liability

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