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The Ambris management team are:

 

John McCormack

John McCormack - Managing Director

John began his career in the London insurance market in 1983 and obtained his ACII qualification in 1987. He has worked in many fields including marine, international reinsurance and large facultative accounts; the majority of his time has been spent on North American business and in particular binding authorities and market facilities. Having previously held the post of managing director at BMS Harris & Dixon, John established Ambris in 2008 with a group of experienced colleagues.

Guy Bullen

Guy Bullen - Director

Guy began his career at Willis Faber and obtained his ACII qualification in 1984. He was recruited by Harris & Dixon to expand their French construction liability account and since that time he has specialised in the field of professional liability worldwide, developing notable long term relationships with coverholders in France and Australia. Guy joined a group of experienced colleagues to establish Ambris in 2008.

Colin Rowney

Colin Rowney - Director

Colin began his career in the London insurance market in 1984 with Harris & Dixon, broking East European and Canadian claims. In 1996 he transferred to their North American division to handle the placement of Canadian binding authority business. Colin joined with his longstanding colleagues to establish Ambris in 2008.

 

Key members of Ambris staff:

 

John Smith

John Smith

John began his career in the London insurance market in 1981 with the Prudential. He has worked in many fields on both the Underwriting and Broking side of the business as well as spending some time in Canada. John brings an extensive knowledge of the production, design, placement and management of Binding Authorities from Canada, USA, Europe, LATAM and Australia. John joined Ambris in 2015.

Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley

Michael began his career in the London insurance market in 1998 after graduating from the University of Southampton. He initially worked for the Lloyd’s Claims Office handling marine reinsurance claims before moving to Harris & Dixon in 2000 to work in their North American team placing Canadian Binding Authority business. Michael joined with his longstanding colleagues to establish Ambris in 2008 and spends most of his time managing the CGL portfolio as well as specialty classes.

Francis Moloney

Francis Moloney

Francis began his insurance career in 1996 as a junior broker with Byas Mosely. Francis has spent most of his career in the field of US and Canadian property business, placing both large open market accounts and binding authority business. Francis joined Ambris from JLT in 2016.

Russell Summers

Russell Summers

Russell began his Insurance career in 1986 at Miller Insurance. In 1995 he moved to help set up a new Binding Authority division of Denis M Clayton (now Willis). He now works on Automobile and Property Lines with particular emphasis on US Binding Authorities, and most notably natural catastrophe business encompassing Commercial and Private clients.

Peter Young

Peter Young

Peter began his career in the London insurance market in 1989 and has worked in many fields including Fine Art, Extended Warranty and Travel. Peter joined the binding authority team at Benfield’s in 2000 and since that time he has spent the majority of his career specialising in property facilities. Peter joined Ambris in 2015.

Matteo Manca

Matteo Manca

Matteo began his career at Marsh McLennan in 2013 before joining BDB Ltd in 2014 and obtaining Dip CII qualification. At Ambris since 2016, he works in the field of Professional and General Liability.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Michael began his insurance career in 1999 working for Marsh reinsurance. In 2004 he joined BMS North American department to concentrate on Canadian and US business and in 2008 joined his longstanding colleagues at Ambris, becoming claims Manager in 2016 to oversee all areas of the claims department.

Tom Jewers

Tom Jewers

Tom joined Ambris in 2013 from Leeds University by way of Hong Kong, where he spent a year playing rugby and teaching English. Over the past 5 years he has developed a strong market reputation as a key member of the Ambris North American broking team. Tom’s expertise covers both property and casualty lines of business.

Daniel Argent

Daniel Argent

Daniel joined Ambris in 2016 after graduating from Leeds University. Initially responsible for the handling of data reporting for the broking team, Daniel has progressed to broking duties with particular emphasis on High Value Homeowners and Deductible Buy Down.

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