Our Mission

As a leading specialty insurer and reinsurer, we’re on a mission to underwrite the world’s most unique and challenging risks, to support our clients’ businesses, livelihoods, and passions.

We’re achieving and building on our mission by nurturing a smart, ambitious and inclusive team that works together to intelligently combine data with human expertise and service excellence to provide our customers and their clients with fast, informed decisions.

IQUW Group brands

IQUW – Intelligent underwriting

IQUW is a Property and Specialty insurance and reinsurance business, developing a new way to combine data, intelligent automation and human expertise to make smart decisions, fast. IQUW provides insurance cover for Aviation, Cyber, Cargo, Crisis Management, Marine, Energy, Property, D&O, Financial institutions, Political Violence and Terror and War risks, plus reinsurance for both Property Treaty International and specific to the US and Specialty Reinsurance.

ERS – The specialist motor insurer

ERS is the UKs leading specialist motor insurer and provides a range of motor insurance via a network of nationwide insurance brokers. ERS’ insurance products are provided through Lloyd’s and include cover for supercars, sports people and celebrities, private cars, classic cars, vans, taxis, minibuses, fleets, agricultural vehicles, special commercial vehicles and motor breakdown.

Our Leadership Team

Peter Bilsby

Group Chief Executive Officer

Richard Hextall

Group Chief Financial Officer, Head of Strategy

Stavros Martis

Chief Actuary

Diane Gallacher

Group Chief People Officer

Jonathan Watson

Chief Marketing Communications Officer

Giles Holland

Group Chief Risk Officer

Stephen Young

Group Head of Reinsurance, CEO Bermuda

David Morris

Group Director of Underwritng

Our investors



Aquiline are a New York and London based private investment firm seeking to add value to its portfolio companies through strategic, operational, and financial guidance.


Abry Partners

Through collaborative partnership, Abry’s almost thirty years of experience in communications, media, information and business services enables us to develop a mutual vision for value creation.

Our locations


30 Fenchurch St
United Kingdom


Crucible Park
United Kingdom


Chesney House
96 Pitts Bay Road


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