Barbican strengthens property team
3 September 2013
Barbican Group Holdings Limited has today announced the appointment of David Slade as an underwriting manager within the firm’s property division, effective immediately. Mr. Slade will report to James Winn, active underwriter, Syndicate 6113.
Mr. Slade was previously deputy head of global property at Travelers syndicate based in London, having joined the company in 2009. Prior to this, he spent eleven years at Catlin, where he rose to the position of class underwriter in the firm’s property division. He began his insurance career as a broker at Sedgwick.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Winn said: “David brings to our property team a perfect balance of technical property underwriting expertise and the ability to maintain strong bonds with his clients. I am confident that he will play a significant role in our efforts to develop and profitably grow the property insurance account at Barbican.”
Mr. Slade added: “I have always firmly believed that you can only achieve long-term, successful client relationships through regular contact and working in close partnership. Barbican is a company that works not only for, but with its clients and I look forward to helping strengthen existing relationships and build new ones as we look to expand and develop our standing in the property market.”
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Notes to Editors
Formed in 2007, Barbican Group Holdings is an insurance group writing 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.
Barbican Syndicates 1955 and 6113 at Lloyd’s have a stamp capacity of £227.5m for the 2013 year of account and underwrites cyber liability, financial and professional lines, healthcare liability, international casualty reinsurance, marine insurance, marine reinsurance, North American casualty reinsurance, property, property reinsurance and corporate, middle market and scheme/affinity group clients in the UK and Ireland.
In the UK, all members of the Barbican Insurance Group of companies are registered in England and Wales and are subsidiaries of Barbican Group Holdings Limited (a company incorporated under the Laws of the Island of Guernsey). The members of the Barbican Insurance Group of companies that are incorporated in England and Wales are Barbican Holdings (UK) Limited (company no. 06410772), Barbican Corporate Member Limited (company no. 06400087), Barbican Managing Agency Limited (company no. 06948515) and Barbican Underwriting Limited (company no. 06634788). Barbican Managing Agency Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. The registered offices of all members of the Barbican Insurance Group of companies are situated at 33 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT.