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A committed and loyal team of underwriters, risk managers, claims specialists and actuaries, using our superior knowledge to achieve market leading results. 

  • Akshara Venkatesh
    RESERVING MANAGER

    Akshara continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Akshara joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as a Reserving Manager on the Actuarial Team. After completing her MEng in Engineering, Economics and Management at Oxford University she worked as an Actuary at SCOR and before that joined Delioitte as a Technology and Actuarial consultant.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 792 077 3364

  • Alexandra Chan
    SENIOR REGULATORY REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Alexandra continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Alexandra joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as a Senior Regulatory Reporting Accountant. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Alexandra worked as an auditor at Deliotte and a Senior Regulatory Reporting Accountant at QBE. Alexandra holds a degree is management from SOAS and is ACA qualified.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Allan Decleir
    GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FIBL


    Allan is the Chief Financial Officer of FIHL and the Chief Executive Officer of FIBL. Prior to assuming these executive positions, Mr. Decleir was a consultant to FIBL since June 1, 2022. He has over 26 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry. Since June 2015, Mr. Decleir has been an independent consultant for ThreeSeas Consulting Ltd, providing management consulting services in the Bermuda (re)insurance market. Mr. Decleir was also a Listings Manager at the Canadian Securities Exchange from February 2019 until March 2022. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (“Platinum”) from June 2010 until March 2015, overseeing SEC, financial and regulatory reporting. He first joined Platinum’s Class 4 reinsurance subsidiary, Platinum Underwriters Bermuda, Ltd., in 2003, and, from 2005 until his promotion to Platinum’s Group CFO, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Platinum Bermuda, Mr. Decleir was the Chief Financial Officer of Stockton Reinsurance Limited from June 1996 to May 2003. He began his career at Ernst & Young in 1988, taking on various positions in Canada and Bermuda. Mr. Decleir was granted a National Association of Corporate Directors governance fellowship in 2017 and achieved the “Directorship Certified” designation in 2022, and earned the Associate in Reinsurance designation from the Insurance Institute of America in 2000. Mr. Decleir holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant).

    Email: [email protected]

  • Andrea Gannon
    TREASURY MANAGER

    Andrea contines her role at Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, her career began at PwC in insurance/ reinsurance audits. She then became the Financial Controller of Old Mutual Bermuda Limited, part of the Old Mutual plc Group, and later for GAM Limited in the Bermuda office.  After consulting roles as Head of Group Finance with Argus Insurance, and Treasury Manager at PIMCO, Andrea joined Fidelis Insurance as a consultant in January 2020 and joined permanently in 2021 as Treasury Manager.

    Andrea is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2541

  • Andrew Coffey
    IRELAND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Andrew is the Chief Executive Officer of FIID. Prior to assuming his executive position, Andrew was a consultant to FIID and brings three decades of management, risk, regulatory and underwriting experience. Andrew was previously Deputy Group CRO at the Standard Club, a specialty marine mutual, and held a number of regulatory approved roles at Standard Club Ireland. Prior to 2019, Andrew spent 13 years with the Central Bank of Ireland in a variety of supervisory leadership roles with a focus on the reinsurance and specialty insurance sector, including as group and EU supervisor for several of the largest reinsurers and specialty insurers with operations in Ireland. Andrew started his career in reinsurance with 11 years of senior underwriting experience. Andrew has an Honours Maths and Economics degree from Trinity College Dublin.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 874 283 131 

  • Avril Murphy
    COMPLIANCE ANALYST

    Avril continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Avril joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as a Compliance Analyst. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, she spent 2.5 years at PartnerRe as a Compliance executive. She began her compliance career in 2014 in general insurance and is a Licentiate of the Compliance Institute of Ireland. She holds a law degree from Griffith College in Dublin

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 566 8088

     

  • Bennet Gibson
    FIBL CFO

    Bennet continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Bennet joined Fidelis Insurance in June 2019 as a Financial controller and was promoted to FIBL CFO in 2022. Before joining Fidelis Insurance, Bennet worked at Tokio Millennium Re Ag for 7 years and at KPMG for 5 years before that. He holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Glasgow and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2536

  • Craig Marsden
    RESERVING MANAGER

    Craig continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Craig Joined Fidelis Insurance as a Reserving manager. He has over 15 years of experience as an Acturial Anaylst. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Craig worked at Everest Re as a Reserving Manager and Senior Actuarial analyst. He holds a PhD and Bsc in Mathematics.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6031

     

  • Dan Burrows
    GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Dan is a market veteran of 35 years having joined Fidelis Insurance as UK CEO, CUO, and founding member in 2015 before being promoted to Group Managing Director. Dan was also a member of the Fidelis Insurance Executive team and a director of the FIHL Board. He was instrumental in helping to build out the Fidelis Underwriting portfolio through his market connections. Before joining Fidelis, Dan spent his career in the Broking sector having held many senior posts including the head of Global Retrocession at the Benfield group and CEO of Aon's Global Specialty division in 2008. His career has seen him work closely with many of the worlds leading global entities specializing in areas such as non-marine retrocession, aviation, marine, energy, and much more. Dan was also a member of the Benfield Footprint Management program and is an alumni of the Chicago Booth University Aon sponsored Pinnacle program.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2502

  • David Smith
    GROUP CHIEF INVESTMENTS OFFICER

    David continues his role at Fidelis Insurance Group. David joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 as Group Chief Investment Officer. David started his career with KPMG in Bermuda and spent time in Dublin before moving back to Bermuda to join Harbor Point in 2007 where he was VP of Investments & Treasury. When Harbor Point merged with Max Capital In 2010, David moved to the UK to work for Alterra at Lloyd’s and remained as Assistant Director of Investments until 2013. David was most recently at Chaucer Syndicates Limited where he held the position of Head of Risk and Investments. David is a member of The Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6145

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    Dee Pang
    GROUP CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER & CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER 


    Dee joined Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023 as the Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to joining Fidelis, Dee was the CISO of Slaughter and May and before that, he headed Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's global cyber security function. With many years of experience in all aspects of building and operating information security programs, Dee has implemented and operated cutting-edge cyber security technologies, managed vulnerability and penetration testing programs, ensured technical and administrative security controls worked as intended, and maintained industry-standard information and cyber security accreditations. He graduated with a BSc in Marine and Freshwater Biology from Queen Mary, University of London.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 740 781 6568

  • Denise Bareford
    BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGER

    Denise continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Denise joined Fidelis in 2020 as a Business Process Manager. She holds a Business Administration and Management degree from Westminster.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6124

  • Denise Brown-Branch
    GROUP CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FUL

    Denise brings her expertise to Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Denise Brown-Branch joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015 and has over 25 years’ experience in Strategic Programme Delivery and Business Change Management. Denise’s career started in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industry, where she focused on Marketing IT and Global Service Delivery.
    In 2011, she joined Bluefin Solutions, a niche consultancy, where she managed a programme of work for Catlin Insurance.

    Email: Denise.Brown-Branch[email protected]

  • Emma Carroll
    INTERNAL AUDITOR

    Emma continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Emma joined Fidelis Insurance as a member of the Audit Team helping to manage audit portfolios, review audit actions and manage relationships with internal stakeholders. She is an experienced internal auditor specializing in risk, finance, compliance, HR, and marketing. Before joining Fidelis Insurance, Emma worked within domestic and international banks such as AIB and Well Fargo. She qualified as a member of the ACCA in 2019 and holds a BA in International Business and Italian.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 582 2329

  • Emma Carroll
    REGULATORY REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Emma continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Emma joined Fidelis Insurance as a Regulatory Reporting Accountant. Before joining Fidelis Insurance, Emma worked as a Regulatory Reporting Accountant at Liberty Speciality Markets (LSM) and as a Finance Executive within Captive solutions at Aon Ireland. She holds a degree in Accounting and Finance.

    Email: [email protected].com
    Phone: +44 777 187 6565

  • Fiona Durnin
    BUSINESS SUPPORT AND ADMINISTRATION

    Fiona joined Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023 in the Business Support and Administration role for the Fidelis Insurance Ireland DAC (FIID) team. Fiona has extensive national and international experience focusing on executive support, financial administration, project co-ordination and training. Prior to Fidelis, she worked in Office Management and Operations for a training and recruitment company in Galway, ICE Group. Her other more recent experience was in the engineering and construction sectors, as a Project Co-ordinator in New Zealand (Tonkin + Taylor) and a Cost Engineer in London (Crossrail - TfL).

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 584 1920

  • Frederique Wagener
    TREASURY & INVESTMENT ANALYST

    Frederique continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Frederique joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 as a member the Treasury and Investments team in Bermuda. He spent five years with a leading private audit firm in South Africa in a role that involved assurance, audit and tax. He went on to a role where he was involved in the finance team for a company with operations across Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

    Frederique is a member of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2019

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2537

  • Gabriela Dobra
    INVESTMENT & TREASURY ANALYST

    Gabriela continues her role at Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Gabriela moved in 2019 to Bermuda from Ireland (where she worked as a CA for variety of clients) for an Account Executive role with an Insurance Management Company. Gabriela joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as part of the Treasury and Investment team. Gabriela is an experienced qualified accountant (ACCA).

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2542

  • Heather McKenna
    FINANCIAL CONTROLLER - REGULATORY REPORTING

    Heather continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Heather joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2015 and has over 20 years’ industry experience. Before joining Fidelis Insurance, she spent 3.5 years at Markel and prior to this, 6 years at Arch Re in Bermuda. Heather started her career with Ernst & Young in their Insurance audit practice, first in London and then later in Bermuda. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, and qualified in 2004.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6029

  • Ian Houston
    GROUP AND UK CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER

    Ian joined Fidelis Insurance Group in January 2023. He is the Group and UK Chief Underwriting Officer. Ian is a highly experienced and qualified professional in the insurance industry with an employment history spanning over two decades. Before joining Fidelis, he worked as the Technical Director of Speciality Lines and Head of Group Retrocession at PartnerRe. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy, risk appetite framework, portfolio shaping, and transaction referrals for the Speciality Lines portfolio which includes Agriculture, Aviation, Financial Lines, Specialty Property, Upstream and Downstream Energy, Marine and Property, and Downstream Facultative portfolio. He holds an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute and has attended various training courses such as the ZFS EXED Training course at IBM in Lausanne and Converium's Executive management course in Vitznau and Washington D.C.

    Email: [email protected]

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    James Collinson
    FUL HEAD OF CLAIMS

    James joined Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023 as the Head of Claims IG FUL. Prior to jining FIdelis, James worked at MS Amlin as the Head of Claims. James has 34 years technical and operational claims experience. He has led strategic reviews, large change/integration programmes and provided advisory/consultancy services to both live and run-off insurance entities. James has also spent some time at Lloyd’s where he implemented a number of transformation project for the claims community. James has held Board positions and is an Approved Person. James is an ACII Chartered Insurer.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Jonathan Strickle
    GROUP CHIEF ACTUARIAL OFFICER

    Jonny continues in his role as Group Chief Actuarial Officer at Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Previously, he held the position of UK Chief Actuary and Group Head of Reserving at Fidelis Insurance, which he joined in 2020. Before that, he served as Head of Reserving for China Re's Syndicate at Lloyds for three years. Prior to that, he spent eight years as a consultant at EY, working on various actuarial projects, primarily in the London market. Jonny is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Warwick.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6120

  • Joseph Gallagher
    RISK ANALYST

    Jospeh continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Joseph joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as a Group Risk Analyst. After graduating from the University of Limerick with a MSc in Financial Services, Joseph when on to work as a Risk Management Specialist at Pramerica System Ireland Ltd and at Am Trust Underwriters DAC. He also holds an H Dip and MA in Compliance, Governance, and Data Protection in Financial Services from the Atlantic Technological University.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 87 429 5567

  • Katherine Rose
    BUSINESS SUPPORT AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    Katharine continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Katharine joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 as an Executive Assistant. She graduated from the University of Manchester with a Bachelors in Classics.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6123

  • LeChe Simmons
    ACCOUNTING MANAGER (NON-TECHNICAL)

    LeChé joined Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023 as a Non-Technical Accounting Manager. She is a seasoned accountant having worked at several globally leading firms such as Procter & Gamble and Audi. LeChé is a qualified ACCA Accountant and holds a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Sunderland.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Marissa Gopaul
    ASSISTANT REGULATORY REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Marissa continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Marissa joined Fidelis in 2021 as an Assistant Regulatory Reporting Accountant. She graduated from Coventry University with a First class honors in Accounting and Finance.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 738 546 3951

  • Martin Orau
    GROUP REPORTING ASSISTANT

    Martin continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Martin joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as an Assistant Group reporting Accountant. Previously involved in an Internship with Cambridge University, learning about technologies and regulation in Finance. Recently Graduated in Economics from the University of Portsmouth, in July 2021, completing a dissertation on the impact of structural Oil Price shocks on oil importing and oil exporting countries.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 77 9526 6645

  • Michelle Dunne
    FIID CHIEF RISK OFFICER

    Michelle continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Michelle joined Fidelis Insurance as a Risk Manager in 2021 and was then promoted to FIID Chief Risk Officer in 2022. Michelle previously worked at Everest Insurance as a Risk Manager and at the Central Bank of Ireland as an Insurance Supervision Manager. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelors in Business and Legal Studies.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 582 2328

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    Michael Smith
    REGULATORY REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Michael continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Michael joined Fidelis Insurance as a Regulatory Reporting Accountant. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Michael worked as a Senior Financial Accountant at SEB Life international for 4 years. He attended the University of Glasgow and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 89 611 3215

  • Mike Pearson
    GROUP CHIEF RISK OFFICER

    Mike Pearson is the Chief Risk Officer for Fidelis Insurance Group. Mike has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry and was the Chief Risk Officer at Lancashire Insurance Company from 2010 until 2013. Mike has held roles as Head of Internal Audit in both the Lloyd’s and company markets and Chief Risk Officer roles in the UK and abroad. He is a chartered accountant and a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute. 

    Email: [email protected]

  • Nekeasha Thompson
    BUSINESS SUPPORT & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    Nekeasha continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Nekeasha joined Fidelis Insurance with over 13 years of professional office Executive Assistant experience.

    Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Nekeasha served as Executive Assistant to Underwriting - Credit and Financial Lines and Casualty and Specialty teams at Renaissance Reinsurance. Prior to her executive assistant career, she held positions as Fund Accounting Specialist at JPMorgan Chase and Assistant Accountant and Audit Assistant at EY, formally Ernst & Young.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2521

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    Nial Garner
    RESERVING ANALYST

    Niall continues his role as a Reserving Analyst at Fidelis Insurance Group, having joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2022. He holds a Master's degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Manchester and has 3 years prior experience in reserving and capital modelling, obtained through his role as an Actuarial Analyst at Thomas Miller.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Nolette Webb
    BUSINESS SUPPORT AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    Nolette joined Fidelis Insurance Group as a Business Support and Executive Assistant. She is a seasoned professional Executive Assistant with over 30 years of experience in the business and hospitality industries. Prior to joining Fidelis, Nolette worked in various Ministries for the Bermuda Government and other corporate entities.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 532 7895

  • Nicola Ferreira
    INVESTMENT & TREASURY ANALYST

    Nicola continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Nicola joined the Fidelis Bermuda office in November 2022 in the Treasury department as a Treasury and Investment Analyst. Prior to joining Fidelis, Nicola worked in the finance department at MS Reinsurance for 5 years. She worked on a variety of tasks including claim payments and reconciliation.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 531 2134

  • Padraig Sheehan
    INVESTMENT ACCOUNTANT

    Padraig continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Pádraig joined the Fidelis Insurance Investments team (Dublin Office) as an Investment Accountant in July 2022 after working in a similar role for 3 years with IPB Insurance. Pádraig is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland, qualifying in 2019 while working with the PwC Risk Assurance Department. Padraig is also currently enrolled in the CFA Program.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 566 8089

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    Paul Element
    CHIEF RISK OFFICER  

    Paul continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Paul Element joined Fidelis as the UK Chief Risk Officer. He has over 25 years experience in insurance implementing global compliance, risk and capital frameworks for firms including Gallagher, Catlin and Lloyd’s. He holds an ACII and BA(Hons) from the University of Lancaster.

    Email: [email protected] 
    Phone: +44 758 649 4630

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    Robert Herron
    HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT


    Rob continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Rob is the Group Head of Internal Audit and has performed this role since the inception of Fidelis Insurance in 2015. Rob has worked in Internal Audit in insurance for the last 20 years in a variety of insurance companies and Lloyds syndicates in both the London and Bermuda market. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, Rob worked for the prior 7 years at Lancashire Insurance. Rob attended the University of London Queen Mary College where he obtained a BSc in Economics. After this Rob completed the ACCA exams and is a chartered accountant.

    Email: [email protected]surance.com
    Phone: +1 441 279 2513

  • Sarah Johnson
    REGULATORY REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Sarah continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Sarah joined Fidelis Insurance in 2018 as a Regulatory Reporting Accountant. She is a qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years of experience. Before joining Fidelis Insurance, Sarah worked as a contract accountant holding positions within the Insurance, Re-insurance market, and legal services. In addition, she also worked at Bacardi Limited as a Senior Manager of the Global Finance division in Bermuda.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +1 441 279 2540

  • Shane O'Donovan
    IRELAND HEAD OF ACTUARIAL FUNCTION

    Shane continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Shane joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015 as a Regulatory Reporting Manager. He previously worked as a Senior Reinsurance Pricing Actuary and as the London Head of Reinsurance at Aspen for more than 10 years. He holds an Honours Degree in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Actuarial Science from Cass Business School London. Shane has been a fellow of the Insitute and Faculty of Actuaries since 2013.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 566 8094

  • Simon Giles
    REGULATORY REPORTING MANAGER

    Simon continues his role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Simon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015 as a reporting Manager and is responsible for all of the regulatory reporting and tax submissions for Fidelis Insurance Group. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Simon worked at Catlin (now AxaXl) as an external Reporting Accountant, and before that he spent 12 years as a Co-op management accountant. 

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6027

  • Stuart Forbes
    GROUP HEAD OF COMPLIANCE

    Stuart joined Fidelis Insurance Group in January 2023. He is the IG Compliance Manager but is also performing the role of Group Head of Compliance on an interim basis. Stuart has worked in the Lloyd’s market for 28 years initially within the Corporation of Lloyd’s Regulatory Division and then for the last 20 years for Talbot Underwriting Ltd in various Compliance roles including as Head of Compliance. Stuart attended the University of St Andrews where he obtained an MA in Ancient History, and completed his ACII qualification whilst at Lloyd’s.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Sylvia Lenzen
    GROUP HEAD OF CLAIMS AND FUL HEAD OF CLAIMS

    Sylvia continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Sylvia joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 having spent 39 years in the London Market Claims Broking community, the last 19 of which were at Aon. Sylvia was Head of Claims for the London Americas team for 14 years moving to Head of Operations for the Americas team London in 2017. Sylvia has claims experience in multiple classes of business across multiple territories. She has a strong business operational background which compliments a focus for exceptional Client claims experience and operational excellence. 

    Sylvia has served on a number of external London and International claims committees.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 758 616 1982

  • Tolulope Akinwande
    GROUP REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

    Tolulope continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Tolulope joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 as a Group Reporting Accountant. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, Tolulope worked as an FS Audit Assitant Manager at Grant Thortons. She holds an ACII and IIA as well as a certificate in Accounting.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6021

  • Valeriya Noel Storr
    INTERNAL AUDITOR

    Valeriya continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Valeriya joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 as an Internal Auditor and brings over 10 years of experience in Internal Audit.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6023

  • Daniel Burrows
    GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


    Dan is a market veteran of 35 years having joined Fidelis Insurance as UK CEO, CUO, and founding member in 2015 before being promoted to Group Managing Director. Dan was also a member of the Fidelis Insurance Executive team and a director of the FIHL Board. He was instrumental in helping to build out the Fidelis Underwriting portfolio through his market connections. Before joining Fidelis, Dan spent his career in the Broking sector having held many senior posts including the head of Global Retrocession at the Benfield group and CEO of Aon's Global Specialty division in 2008. His career has seen him work closely with many of the worlds leading global entities specializing in areas such as non-marine retrocession, aviation, marine, energy, and much more. Dan was also a member of the Benfield Footprint Management program and is an alumni of the Chicago Booth University Aon sponsored Pinnacle program.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Denise Brown-Branch
    GROUP CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FUL

    Denise brings her expertise to Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Denise Brown-Branch joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015 and has over 25 years’ experience in Strategic Programme Delivery and Business Change Management. Denise’s career started in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industry, where she focused on Marketing IT and Global Service Delivery.
    In 2011, she joined Bluefin Solutions, a niche consultancy, where she managed a programme of work for Catlin Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Allan Decleir
    GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - FIBL

    Allan is the Chief Financial Officer of FIHL and the Chief Executive Officer of FIBL. Prior to assuming these executive positions, Mr. Decleir was a consultant to FIBL since June 1, 2022. He has over 26 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry. Since June 2015, Mr. Decleir has been an independent consultant for ThreeSeas Consulting Ltd, providing management consulting services in the Bermuda (re)insurance market. Mr. Decleir was also a Listings Manager at the Canadian Securities Exchange from February 2019 until March 2022. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (“Platinum”) from June 2010 until March 2015, overseeing SEC, financial and regulatory reporting. He first joined Platinum’s Class 4 reinsurance subsidiary, Platinum Underwriters Bermuda, Ltd., in 2003, and, from 2005 until his promotion to Platinum’s Group CFO, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Platinum Bermuda, Mr. Decleir was the Chief Financial Officer of Stockton Reinsurance Limited from June 1996 to May 2003. He began his career at Ernst & Young in 1988, taking on various positions in Canada and Bermuda. Mr. Decleir was granted a National Association of Corporate Directors governance fellowship in 2017 and achieved the “Directorship Certified” designation in 2022, and earned the Associate in Reinsurance designation from the Insurance Institute of America in 2000. Mr. Decleir holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant).

    Email: [email protected]

  • Sylvia Lenzen
    GROUP HEAD OF CLAIMS AND FUL HEAD OF CLAIMS

    Sylvia continues her role in 2023 at Fidelis Insurance Group. Sylvia joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 having spent 39 years in the London Market Claims Broking community, the last 19 of which were at Aon. Sylvia was Head of Claims for the London Americas team for 14 years moving to Head of Operations for the Americas team London in 2017. Sylvia has claims experience in multiple classes of business across multiple territories. She has a strong business operational background which compliments a focus for exceptional Client claims experience and operational excellence. 

    Sylvia has served on a number of external London and International claims committees.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Mike Pearson
    GROUP CHIEF RISK OFFICER

    Mike Pearson is the Chief Risk Officer for Fidelis Insurance Group. Mike has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry and was the Chief Risk Officer at Lancashire Insurance Company from 2010 until 2013. Mike has held roles as Head of Internal Audit in both the Lloyd’s and company markets and Chief Risk Officer roles in the UK and abroad. He is a chartered accountant and a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute. 

    Email: [email protected]

  • David Smith
    GROUP CHIEF INVESTMENTS OFFICER

    David continues his role at Fidelis Insurance Group. David joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 as Group Chief Investment Officer. David started his career with KPMG in Bermuda and spent time in Dublin before moving back to Bermuda to join Harbor Point in 2007 where he was VP of Investments & Treasury. When Harbor Point merged with Max Capital In 2010, David moved to the UK to work for Alterra at Lloyd’s and remained as Assistant Director of Investments until 2013. David was most recently at Chaucer Syndicates Limited where he held the position of Head of Risk and Investments. David is a member of The Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder.

    Email: [email protected]

  • Jonathan Strickle
    GROUP CHIEF ACTUARIAL OFFICER

    Jonny continues in his role as Group Chief Actuarial Officer at Fidelis Insurance Group in 2023. Previously, he held the position of UK Chief Actuary and Group Head of Reserving at Fidelis Insurance, which he joined in 2020. Before that, he served as Head of Reserving for China Re's Syndicate at Lloyds for three years. Prior to that, he spent eight years as a consultant at EY, working on various actuarial projects, primarily in the London market. Jonny is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Warwick.

    Email: [email protected]

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