We provide a range of Marine Insurance and Reinsurance products on a global basis for a number of classes including: 

Marine Hull

  • Hull and Machinery
  • Construction Risks

Marine Cargo

  • Transit
  • Storage
  • Stock Throughput
  • Project Cargo incl. Delay in Start Up

Marine War

We also provide coverage for transit, pre-launch and launch risks for Satellites as part of our Aerospace book.

Thanks to the way that we are structured we can adapt quickly to changes in these markets, tailoring our coverages in order to meet our clients needs.

Our team

  • Key contact - Marine 
    Paul Russell

    Paul joined Fidelis in May 2022 as Head of Marine within the Speciality division. Paul has previously worked for Lancashire Insurance company, as a Marine Underwriter for the past 8 years. He entered the insurance Industry with the broking house Sedgewick where he specialised in Marine. More recently furthering his career at Willis, Aon, Cooper Gay & CRMA.

    Email: Paul.Russell@FidelisInsurance.com
    Phone: +44 778 917 1766

  • Key contact - Marine Cargo
    Ben Farley

    Ben joined Fidelis in July 2020 as a Marine Underwriter within the Specialty Division.  He had worked at Liberty Specialty Markets since 2012 in a number of roles including Marine Cargo Underwriter and more recently Portfolio Manager for Marine and Aviation.  Ben has a BA in Business Economics from the University of Hertfordshire.

    Email: Ben.Farley@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6160, +44 7747 020 498 

  • Key Contact - Marine Hull
    Hannah Charnaud

    Hannah joined Fidelis in 2018 and has worked across several Bespoke & Specialty Lines of business, as well as Property Reinsurance. Prior to joining Fidelis, Hannah completed the Lloyd’s graduate scheme and holds a BA degree in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Manchester.

    Email: hannah.charnaud@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6109, +44 792 057 7223

  • Richard Coulson

    Rich Coulson joined Fidelis in 2015. With fifteen years of insurance industry experience, including both underwriting and broking, Rich joined Fidelis from RK Harrison, where he was Executive Director of Political Risk, Structured Credit and Surety. His early career was spent at MMC Capital and Marsh, where he focused on structuring alternative risk transfer, and captive solutions. After Marsh, Rich spent three years at Hiscox underwriting the company’s space and satellite and offshore energy books – winning the Hiscox Award for Innovation whilst there, before returning to broking and serving as a partner at JLT, specialising in Credit and Political Risk. Rich was elected a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Insurers and Chartered Institute of Risk Management eleven years ago and during his career has also won the IRM Award for Risk Analysis excellence and an ABI Young Insurer of the Year award – recognising his work on developing innovative new products within the insurance industry. Rich is a member of the Executive Committee.

    Email: Richard.coulson@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6072

  • 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

  • Alice Tyler

    Alice joined Fidelis in March 2021 as a Marine Underwriter within the Specialty Division. Prior to joining Fidelis, she worked at CNA Hardy from 2017 as an Assistant Underwriter in the Cargo Team. She began her insurance career as an account handler and broker at Marsh JLT Specialty within the Specie division. Alice holds an MA in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Aberdeen.

    Email: Alice.Tyler@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6043, +44 7901 326 520


  • Seán Harty

    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

    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

    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

  • Reece Cappaert

    Reece Cappaert joined Fidelis in 2020 and has worked across several Bespoke & Specialty Lines of business. He was previously employed by Bell & Clements in 2019 as an Underwriting Assistant in the US Transportation team. Reece holds a BSc degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Essex.

    Email: reece.cappaert@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6138, +44 7920 020 732


  • Ashley Elliott

    Ashley joined Fidelis in July 2020 as an Operations Analyst before becoming an Underwriting Assistant within the Marine team in October 2021. Prior to joining Fidelis, Ashley worked as an Underwriting Assistant for the West of England P&I Club and as a Cargo Claims Assistant and Adjustor for WK Webster.

    Email: ashley.elliott@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 203 846 6036, +44 777 063 2352 

  • Ivo Elliott

    Ivo joined Fidelis in 2022 as an Assistant Underwriter in the Marine team. Prior to joining Fidelis, Ivo worked in the European Investments team at CCI Broking. Ivo holds a MA (Hons) degree in Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

    Email: ivo.elliott@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +44 758 426 8058

  • Christine Penny

    Christine joined Fidelis in July 2021, from Hamilton Insurance, where she worked in their Underwriting Operations team. Christine graduated from the University of Limerick in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business and French degree, majoring in Risk Management and Insurance.

    Email: christine.penny@fidelisinsurance.com
    Phone: +353 1 582 2324


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