Barbican appoints property treaty underwriter

3 December 2015

London, December 2015 – Barbican Insurance Group today announced the appointment of Nigel Fearon as property treaty underwriter, with immediate effect. He will report to Aaron Coates, underwriting manager, property reinsurance.

Mr. Fearon joins Barbican from Chaucer where he worked for the last ten years, most recently as international deputy class underwriter (property). He began his insurance career at Chaucer and was one of the longest serving members of the firm’s international team. A highly experienced London Market practitioner, Mr. Fearon has worked across a broad spectrum of territories, including Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Japan and Latin America.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Coates said: "We are delighted to be bringing on board such an experienced international property underwriter. During his career, Nigel has established an extensive network of relationships across numerous territories, and has gained a reputation for securing long-term partnerships with both brokers and clients alike, as well as being able to identify and capitalise on new business opportunities.”

Mr. Fearon added: “I am very pleased to be joining the property team at Barbican. They have a very dynamic and responsive approach to underwriting, and are known for their ability to deliver flexible and innovative reinsurance solutions. I’m looking forward to bringing my experience to the team and helping them to further expand their global client base.”

Barbican, Property, Chaucer, Fearon, Coates


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

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’s 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. 

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