PI Protect appoints Underwriting Manager

23 May 2013

Denise Mercer brings 34 years of underwriting experience to the role

Mrs. Mercer’s underwriting career spans 34 years. Most recently, she was Senior Underwriter in the Manchester team of Hiscox Insurance having joined the company in 2006. She was responsible for underwriting professional indemnity and commercial combined. Prior to this, she worked at Royal SunAlliance rising to the position of ProFin Area Underwriting Manager – North during her five years with the company.

Commenting on her appointment, Mr. Hall said: “Denise’s extensive underwriting and managerial experience, coupled with her strong performance track record, make her an extremely valuable addition to our team. Her appointment will further strengthen our ability to achieve the highest levels of service delivery for our clients.”

Mrs. Mercer added: “During my 34 year career as an underwriter, I have always sought to further develop not only my technical expertise but also my ability to meet the needs of clients. Joining the PIP team provides an excellent opportunity to do this and I am very much looking forward to working with my new colleagues.”

PI Protect, Barbican, Denise Mercer, William Hall, Underwriting Manager

Patrick Palmer
Head of Marketing and Communications
+44 (0)20 7082 1955

Notes to Editors
Professional Indemnity Protect Limited is a specialist provider of Professional Indemnity Insurance and assists supporting Brokers with technical and regulatory issues. In addition, the company provides Directors’ & Officers’, Charity Liability and Solicitors’ Management Liability Insurance.

PI Protect is a Managing General Agency with the capacity and security provided by Barbican Syndicate 1955 at Lloyd's and Catlin Insurance Company (UK) Ltd. PI Protect is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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.

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