Barbican appoints financial and professional lines underwriter

26 September 2014

Rachel de Courcy joins Barbican team from Talbot Underwriting

Barbican Insurance Group has today announced the appointment of Rachel de Courcy as an underwriter within the firm’s financial and professional lines team with immediate effect. She will report to Andrew Pearson, underwriting manager, financial and professional lines.

Most recently, Ms. de Courcy was an assistant underwriter in the financial institutions team at Talbot Underwriting. She originally joined Talbot Underwriting in 2010 through the firm’s graduate training scheme, before becoming an underwriting assistant in 2011. Ms. de Courcy began her insurance career at Novae Group as an internal audit assistant.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Pearson said: “The financial and professional lines team at Barbican has built its market reputation on providing solutions to a diverse range of clients in what is a highly specialised sector. The calibre of underwriters within our team has been critical to this, and Rachel’s appointment is part of our continuing efforts to enhance and expand our capabilities. She is a highly talented and motivated individual, and a great addition to our team.”

Ms. de Courcy holds an Advanced Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Barbican, de Courcy, Pearson, underwriter


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.

Barbican Syndicates at Lloyd’s have a stamp capacity of £250m for the 2014 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: Financial & Professional Lines

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