We provide a broad range of covers, including event cancellation/non appearance on an all risks or a named perils basis to event organisers, trade bodies, sponsors, broadcasters, artist/event management companies and many other operators across the entertainment and conference/exhibition sphere. We also offer tailor made non-physical damage business interruption coverage to a broad range of industries, as well as prize indemnity and parametric policies. The team strives to provide excellent service and to develop unique, bespoke offerings in line with clients’ ever evolving requirements.

Our team

  • Key contact
    Emily Clapham
    UNDERWRITER

    Emily joined Fidelis in September 2020 from Beazley, where she worked in the Contingency team for six years, over three of which were spent as an Underwriter. Prior to this Emily worked in the Lloyd’s Corporation’s Performance Management Directorate. Emily holds a first class degree in French and Mathematics from Birmingham University and was recipient of the Worshipful Company of Insurers Award following the completion of her ACII. 

    Email: emily.clapham@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6198, +44 7990 423 047 

  • Kayley Stewart
    HEAD OF SPECIALTY 

    Kayley has over 17 years; industry experience and joined Fidelis in November 2019. Prior to this she worked at Liberty Syndicate 4472 as Senior Underwriter on the War and Terrorism account. She joined Lancashire in 2009 as Underwriter and prior to that worked at Aon as international casualty broker.

    Email: kayley.stewart@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6152, +44 7391 391 559

  • Simon Crone
    IRELAND CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER & UK SENIOR UNDERWRITER

    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

  • Seán Harty
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Seán joined Fidelis in April 2020. He has over 6 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry. He most recently worked with ffh Management Services (Fairfax company) where he held Reinsurance Technician and Team Leader roles. Seán also completed a 24 week intercompany rotation programme in London with Advent Syndicate in 2017 with the Exposure Management and Casualty Treaty teams. Seán graduated from the University of Limerick in 2013 (BBS degree majoring in Risk Management and Insurance) and holds the Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

    Email: Sean.Harty@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +353 1 566 8082, +353 87 170 6456

  • Gary Redmond
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Gary Redmond joined Fidelis in 2020 from Zurich where he worked in New Business Underwriting dealing primarily with Property & Casualty lines. Prior to this he worked for Aon in their Global Inwards Team where he held a position on their EMEA Board of “Millennials”. He graduated from DIT with a BA in International Business & Chinese Language.

    Email: Gary.Redmond@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +353 1 566 8097, +353 87 172 8009

  • Lesley Grace
    ASSISTANT UNDERWRITER

    Lesley Grace joined Fidelis in 2021 as an Assistant Underwriter. Prior to this Lesley worked as a Captive Underwriter for Willis Towers Watson, and also as an Underwriter for the self-managed captive Leaseplan Insurance. Lesley started her career in 2010 working for RSA in their Claims team, and she also worked as a documentation specialist in the Governance team in FBD Insurance. Lesley has a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from the University of Limerick (majoring in Risk Management and Insurance), and holds the Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII) through the CII.

    Email: lesley.grace@fidelisinsurance.com

  • Arif Rahman
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Arif joined Fidelis in 2019, supporting several functions through his rotational internship programme. Prior to this Arif was supporting the Risk and Compliance divisions at Asta Managing Agency whilst sitting A-levels in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology. Arif currently works as an Underwriting Assistant across the various Bespoke and Specialty lines of business.

    Email: Arif.Rahman@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203846 6147, +44 7880 055240

  • Henry Edwards
    UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT

    Henry joined Fidelis in 2020 as an underwriting assistant, working across a range of Bespoke & Speciality Lines. He hold’s a BSc (Hons) Degree in Economics from the University of Bristol.

    Email: henry.edwards@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6167

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