We believe in focused bespoke underwriting and seek to sponsor innovative closely defined products through MGAs. Our platform Pine Walk provides an operational and regulatory framework to new MGAs. Our unique market vision and entrepreneurial pedigree make us a high value destination for specialist underwriting talent in specialty, reinsurance, and niche businesses.

Fidelis sponsors select MGAs by taking lines with those that enhance our portfolio of risk.

Sponsored MGA's


Radius underwrites specialty treaty reinsurance and retro excess of loss programmes, covering underlying lines of business such as Cyber, Political Violence, Nuclear, and Personal Accident.


Oakside care about building lasting relationships with brokers and our clients. By offering effective, bespoke coverage within specialist lines providing strong insurance capacity.


Kersey underwrites a broad book of (re)insurance upstream and midstream energy risks.


Perigon offer market leading underwriting services for Product Recall Insurance across a range of production processes and industries.


Navium offers insurance across the full range of Marine classes.  Our experience allows us to understand the keys risks faced by our clients whilst also looking to pioneer new approaches to risk selection and loss management.


OPEnergy offers insurance solutions across the full range of energy trades and geographic regions, spanning onshore, and combined energy risks.


Pernix is dedicated to enabling and supporting responsible and tangible investment and finance through the provision of Political Risk and Non-Payment (re)insurance.

Our team

  • Philip Vandoninck

    Philip joined Fidelis after a highly successful decade with Hiscox. Joining the firm’s Belgian office in 2004, he moved to the non-marine treaty reinsurance team at Hiscox’s Lloyd’s syndicate before helping to set up the company’s Bermuda office in 2005. In Bermuda, he underwrote within an extensive global property reinsurance and retrocession portfolio, becoming Head of International Property Reinsurance Business in 2013. With the creation of Hiscox Re, Philip became Chairman of International Reinsurance, responsible for underwriting in Bermuda, London and Paris. Philip is a member of the Executive Committee.

    Email: philip.vandoninck@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +1 441 279 2501

  • Simon Crone

    Simon joined Fidelis in 2019 from AmTrust where he was the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Mortgage & Credit division. Simon has over 20 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from underwriting to operations to project management. Previously he was at General Electric and Genworth Financial. Simon holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

    Email: simon.crone@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 7710 513217

  • Rinku Patel

    Email: rinku.patel@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 7490 220 221



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