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Strategic Partnerships Management



Chris Brown

Strategic Partnership Director
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel- 020 7337 4440
chris.brown@ironshore.com

Chris was part of the original team that created Syndicate 4000 in 2004, and a member of the Pembroke Managing Agency Board since the company was formed. He has worked in the Lloyd's market for over 30 years, initially as a Lloyd's broker and subsequently as an underwriter specialising in Financial Institutions for the last 22 years. His current role as the Strategic Partnership Director is to manage the development of lasting partnerships that are mutually beneficial, and to lead the service delivery from the Pembroke team to the customer. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute having qualified in 1999.

Justin Wash

Managing Director
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4520
justin.wash@ironshore.com

Justin joined Pembroke as it was acquired by Ironshore in 2008. He has over 20 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s market working at Board level.  He has worked for St. Paul at Lloyd’s, Heritage and Ironshore and has been closely involved in innovatively growing and developing these businesses. He was closely involved in formation of the first SPS in 2005 as well as the first SPS conversion to a full syndicate in 2014.  He is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the University of Manchester.

Sameer Keshani

Chief Risk Officer
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4453
sameer.keshani@ironshore.com

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.

Ian Garven

Finance Director
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4560
ian.garven@ironshore.com

Prior to joining Pembroke in 2014, Ian has developed his financial career within the insurance industry through working with Arch, QBE and Atrium. His expertise in financial, management and regulator reporting, business planning and analysis, financial risk management, process transformations and Solvency II is vital to Pembroke’s Strategic Partnership team and its clients. Ian supports our existing and potential clients in the development of financial projections and regulatory business plans and develops financial solutions that support our clients financial and management reporting needs. He is able to analytically demonstrate the commercial benefits of Strategic Partnerships. Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, qualifying in 2003, and has an Economic and Politics degree from the University of York.

Nicola Breton

Operations Manager
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4413
nicola.breton@pembrokeunderwriting.com

Nicola has 27 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s market. She has worked for Murray Lawrence and Partners Ltd, now Amlin, and Heritage Managing Agency Ltd, now Argo International Ltd, prior to joining Pembroke in 2010. While at Heritage, she was involved in forming the first new syndicate under Lloyds’ franchise guidelines. Her extensive experience in underwriting, syndicate development and syndicate operations make her a valuable asset to the Strategic Partnerships team. She was involved in Pembroke’s creation of the first SPS in 2005, as well as the first SPS conversion to a full syndicate in 2014. Nicola is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Charted Insurance Institute.

Andrew McCann

Senior Catastrophe Modelling Analyst
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4432
andrew.mccann@ironshore.com

Andrew has over 10 years’ experience in Exposure Management and Catastrophe Modelling. Andrew joined Pembroke in 2013, where as part of the Strategic Partnership team, oversaw the exposure management for Pembroke’s Syndicate 4000 and Acappella, when it was an SPS and when it converted to Syndicate 2014, as well as working most recently on the SPS Patria Re Syndicate 6125. Andrew worked with Syndicate 1301 while it operated under a turnkey arrangement. His team was heavily involved in the “Making it Happen” stage of the Lloyd’s approval process while the syndicate set up its own Managing Agency.  Andrew brings relevant experience to better serve the needs of the team’s current and potential clients from working as a third party service producer, working under a turnkey arrangement, and assisting in creating a Managing Agency. He has proficient knowledge using RMS and AIR’s models, as well as SQL, Open Xposure, and various Office packages.

Lauren Stewart

Syndicate Manager
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4422
Lauren.stewart@ironshore.com

Lauren has over 10 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s market. She joined Pembroke in 2005 as a Professional Lines Underwriting Assistant. Following the growth and development within the Syndicate, she transitioned to her current role as Syndicate Manager of Pembroke Syndicate 4000 in 2010. Lauren actively manages the Lloyd’s business planning process for the Syndicate and works closely with the Underwriting teams and Management to ensure effective implementation of Underwriting Controls. Additionally, she manages the implementation of Outsourcing and of a quality assurance team for the Underwriting Administration, notably Lauren has gotten these to a BAU state. As part of the Strategic Partnership team, Lauren produces Lloyd’s business plans for SPS’s alongside the Syndicate 4000 Business Plan, allowing expertise to provide a communicated plan for development of further third party relationships. 

Nathan Hardman

Head of Governance
Pembroke Managing Agency Limited
Tel: 020 7337 4554
nathan.hardman@ironshore.com

Nathan currently is the Head of Governance for Pembroke Managing Agency Limited and Ironshore Agency Limited. He joins Pembroke from XL Catlin and has worked at Deloitte, Aon, Willis and RSA. Nathan has over nine years’ experience with auditing and accounting in financial services, bringing extensive regulatory and risk assurance knowledge to the Strategic Partnership team. His third party experience includes oversight and assurance for delegated authorities outsourced parties, from underwriting to claims handling and administration, and both GI and Speciality Consortium and facility arrangements in the London Market. Nathan is a CPA Australia (Certified Practicing Accountant).