About the IUA

IUA Board and Governance

A company limited by guarantee, the IUA is governed by a Board of up to 20: the Chief Executive and representatives, elected annually by rotation by full members. Those so elected tend to be Chairmen and/or Chief Executives of insurance and reinsurance companies or otherwise senior market figures.

IUA Board Members

   Patrick Tiernan, IUA Chairman
Managing Director UK Commercial Lines & Global Corporate & Specialty
Aviva Plc
  Dave Matcham, Chief Executive
International Underwriting Association
  Paul Bonny
President of International Operations
Transatlantic Reinsurance Company
  John Cadman
Group General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer
Lancashire Insurance Company (UK) Limited 
  Mark Chapman
Group CIO
Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers 
  Geoff Godwin
UK Chief Operating Officer
AIG Property Casualty
  Tim Hennessy
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
AXIS Insurance - International Division 
  Phil Hobbs
Deputy Managing Director
Liberty Specialty Markets
  Geoff Jones
Director - Specialty & Wholesale, Global Risk Solutions
Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group plc 
  Rob Kuchinski
Head of Commercial Insurance
Zurich UK
  Malcolm Newman, IUA Chairman 
Managing Director SCOR EMEA Hub
SCOR UK Company Limited
  Nick Parr
Managing Director, UK Branch
HDI Global Specialty SE
  Kashe Sambhi 
Head Energy Onshore & Power Wholesale
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
  William Stovin
President and Chief Operating Officer
Markel International Insurance Company Limited
  Hugh Sturgess
Chief Executive Officer
Arch Insurance Europe  
  Patrick Tiernan

Managing Director, UK Commercial Lines & Global Corporate & Specialty

Aviva Plc 
  Robert Wilson
Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of Underwriting Operations
Chubb Global Markets
  Paul Woods
Senior Underwriting Manager, Specialty Lines
Great Lakes Insurance SE


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