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Pembroke Board of Directors

Mark Wheeler

ACII - Director

Mark Wheeler joined Ironshore in 2008 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore International...

Mark Wheeler joined Ironshore in 2008 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore International in 2009 and serves in various capacities at subsidiaries of Ironshore. Mr. Wheeler was the founding underwriting director of Pembroke Managing Agency and the first active underwriter of Syndicate 4000, which was established in 2004. Mr. Wheeler worked at SVB Underwriting Limited from 1990 to 2003 where he served on a number of group boards and held several senior management positions including active underwriter of Syndicate 1007. He has worked in the Lloyd’s market since 1987; his first role was at Sturge Marine Syndicate 203. Mr. Wheeler became an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Insurance in 1991.

Justin Wash

BSc (Hons), ACA - Managing Director

Justin Wash is a director of all the companies in the Ironshore International Group...

Justin Wash is a director of all the companies in the Ironshore International Group. He joined Pembroke after it was acquired by Ironshore Inc. He has over 20 years experience in the Lloyd’s market, including as a Finance Director and Managing Director and has worked for Travelers, Heritage and Ironshore. He is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the University of Manchester.

Tim Glover

ACII - Underwriting Director & Active Underwriter

Tim Glover worked with Mark Wheeler to establish Syndicate 4000 in 2004 and his principal role...

Tim Glover worked with Mark Wheeler to establish Syndicate 4000 in 2004 and his principal role is that of Active Underwriter for Syndicate 4000. He has over 20 years experience in the London Market, underwriting specialist liability insurance. He completed the ACII qualification in 1999.

Allan Kaufman

FCAS, MAAA, FIA (HON), ARM, CPCU - Non-Executive Chairman

Allan Kaufman has over 37 years...

Allan Kaufman has over 37 years of U.S and European general insurance actuarial consulting experience. He has worked in the US, Europe and Asia, on all types of casualty insurance actuarial consultancy assignments ratemaking and rating plans, merger and acquisition analyses, loss reserving, dynamic financial analysis, new product development, financial planning and regulatory issues. Allan is the chair of Pembroke’s Nomination Committee and a member of the  Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.

Christopher Brown

ACII - Strategic Partnership Director

Chris Brown is a Director of Pembroke Managing Agency Limited and Strategic Partnership Director...

Chris Brown is a Director of Pembroke Managing Agency Limited and Strategic Partnership Director. He has over 28 years experience in the London Market, both as a broker and an underwriter, and has specialised in underwriting Financial Institutions business for most of that time. He completed the ACII qualification in 1999 and joined the team at the inception of Syndicate 4000 in 2004.

Gillian Barnes

BA (Hons), FCII, Claims Director

Gillian Barnes began her insurance career in 1986, having obtained a degree in Law...

Gillian Barnes began her insurance career in 1986, having obtained a degree in Law. As Claims Director she is responsible for the provision and maintenance of a high level claims service and for management and adjustment of claims for all lines of business written by syndicates managed by Pembroke. She has extensive experience in settling some of the largest and most complex claims encountered by the Financial Institutions and Professional Liability markets.

Ian Garven

BA (Hons) ACA-Agency Finance Director

Ian Garven qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Mazars Neville Russell in 2003 and...

Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Mazars Neville Russell in 2003 and has over 14 years experience of the Lloyd’s market. Prior to joining Pembroke Managing Agency, Ian held Financial Controller positions at QBE and Arch Europe.

Timothy Seymour

ACA-Non-Executive Director

Timothy Seymour qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1977 and...

Timothy Seymour qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1977 and then embarked on a career in Merchant Banking, first with S.G. Warburg and then with County Bank where, as a Director, he was responsible for a wide range of clients. In 1986 Tim and a colleague, founded a corporate advisory firm Gilbert Elliot Corporate Finance which later became part of the private banking group, Rea Brothers, where Tim was Head of Corporate until its acquisition by Close Brothers in 2000. In 2001, Tim founded Stafford Corporate Consulting, an FSA authorised and regulated advisory firm. Tim has held both executive and non-executive Directorships in a number of public, quoted and private companies. In addition, at various times in his career, Tim has both advised, and held Directorships in, companies in the insurance sector operating in and around Lloyds.

Sameer Keshani

MEng, FIA-Chief Risk Officer

Sameer is responsible for Actuarial, Risk and Catastrophe modelling services...

Sameer is responsible for Actuarial, Risk and Catastrophe modelling services across all syndicates at Pembroke Managing Agency. Prior to joining the organisation in 2012, he held various Actuarial roles in the London market, including at the Corporation of Lloyd's itself.

Malcolm Beacham

Independent Non-Executive Director - Subject to Lloyd’s FCA and PRA regulatory approval

Malcolm Beacham has over 48 years of Lloyd’s market experience.

Malcolm Beacham has over 48 years of Lloyd’s market experience. From 2003 – 2014, he worked with a number of Managing Agencies as independent risk, reinsurance and management reviewer and, in some cases, advisor. He was Active Underwriter and Director at Hiscox Syndicate 624 until 1995 and since then, has provided underwriting consultancy services to the market. Through his appointment, Malcolm will reinforce Pembroke’s strategic development of its underwriting business and third party offerings. He also currently works as an Independent Non-Executive Director at Bell and Clements Ltd.