September 25, 2016 11:36 AM ET


Company Overview of Talbot Underwriting Ltd.

Company Overview

Talbot Underwriting Ltd. provides insurance underwriting services. It offers marine underwriting services, such as cargo; energy coverages, including upstream exploration, production facilities, and control of wells; marine hull services, which include navigating hulls, ocean going tonnage, building risks, commercial yards, and sub sea equipment; marine trade coverages that comprise property damage, equipment, general liabilities, and public liabilities, as well as terrorism on marinas, repair yards, boat dealers, and yacht construction; marine and energy liabilities; political risk coverages, such as embargo, trade credit, kidnap and ransom, and accidental contamination insurance; terrorism...

Gracechurch House

55 Gracechurch Street

London,  EC3V OJP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1987


44 20 7550 3500


44 20 7550 3555

Key Executives for Talbot Underwriting Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Group Finance Director
Head of Governance
Head of Treaty Underwriting
Head of Property & Specialty Underwriting
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Talbot Underwriting Ltd. Key Developments

Talbot Underwriting Ltd. Announces Executive Changes

Validus Holdings Ltd. announced a series of senior management appointments at Talbot Underwriting Ltd., its wholly owned subsidiary. Rupert Atkin will retire as Chief Executive Officer of Talbot on February 29, 2016. Peter Bilsby, currently Managing Director of Talbot, will succeed Rupert as Chief Executive Officer on March 1, 2016. Michael Carpenter will step down as Chairman of Talbot on March 1, 2016, at which point Rupert will succeed him in the role. Michael will remain a Non-Executive Director of Talbot and a member of the Validus board of directors. Peter Bilsby has almost 30 years’ experience of the insurance market. He joined Talbot as Head of Global Aerospace from XL London Market Ltd. in September 2009 and served as Director of Underwriting until his appointment as Managing Director in November 2013. Peter was appointed to the Board of Talbot in April 2010. Rupert Atkin has worked in the insurance market for 35 years. He launched Syndicate 1183 in 1991 and was appointed Director of Underwriting at Talbot in 2001. He became Chief Executive Officer following the sale of Talbot to Validus in 2007. Rupert was appointed to the Council of Lloyd's in 2007, became Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association in 2012 and Deputy Chairman of Lloyd's in 2014.

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