Beazley Plc

Beazley Plc

Sector: Insurance Agents Brokers And Service Region: Ireland

: | London Stock Exchange: BEZ

Beazley Plc provides specialist insurance services in the UK, US, France, Germany, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Its products include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.


Clive Washbourn, Head of Marine
Clive joined Beazley in 1998 as Head of Marine for Syndicate 2623/623 and is a member of both the Beazley plc and Beazley Furlonge Limited Boards. Clive has more than twenty five years experience in the marine insurance industry and is a member of the LMA Marine Committee and Chairman of the Joint War Committee.
Andrew Horton, Chief Executive
Andrew was appointed CEO of Beazley Group plc and President of Beazley Insurance Company Inc in September 2008. Based in London and previously the Group's finance director, Andrew joined Beazley in June 2003 having spent the previous 15 years in the banking industry.
Adrian Cox, Head of Specialty Lines
Adrian began his career at Gen Re in 1993 writing short tail facultative reinsurance before moving to the treaty department in 1997, where he wrote both short and long tail business specialising in Financial Lines. He joined Specialty Lines at Beazley in 2001 where he has performed a variety of roles, including building the long tail treaty account, managing the private enterprise teams, underwriting manager, and managing the large risk teams before taking responsibility for Specialty Lines in 2008. He was appointed to the Boards of Beazley Furlonge ltd in 2008, and Beazley Plc in 2011.
Martin Bride, Group Finance Director
Martin joined Beazley as Group Finance Director in April 2009. Martin has extensive top level experience in the insurance sector and his twenty-three year career includes a number of senior level finance and general management roles including four years as a Director of a substantial London Market business. Martin trained as a property casualty actuary and became a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1988.
Neil Maidment, Chief Underwriting Officer
Neil is the Chief Underwriting Officer of the Group. After graduating from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, he began his career at Lloyds in 1984, writing the Non-Marine Treaty account. He joined Beazley in 1990 and was appointed to the Board in 1993. Neil was elected to the Board of the Lloyd's Market Association in 2011 and is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

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