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Peter Dewey – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Peter Dewey is a member of the Board and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of AmTrust at Lloyd’s in July 2014. He joined AmTrust Financial Services Inc., in 2003 and from 2005 to 2013, was based in the United States.

Prior to joining AmTrust at Lloyd’s, Peter was Chief Underwriting Officer of AmTrust’s Specialty Risk & Warranty Division and led a team of actuaries, underwriters and risk management professionals to design, rate and manage the Specialty Risk & Warranty Portfolio.

Donal Barrett - Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Donal is a member of the Board and Chief Operating Officer of AmTrust Lloyd’s. He currently oversees and manages the Business Support, Information Technology and Business Intelligence functions and has Board level responsibility for Claims and Run Off Syndicates.

Previously Donal held the position of Chief Compliance Officer primarily responsible for ensuring the company adhered to regulatory requirements, developing the corporate governance regimes and enhancing the infrastructure of the Managing Agency. He has 30 years’ experience within the Lloyd’s market.

Sheldon Lacy - Managing Director (MD)

Sheldon is a member of the Board and previous Chief Risk Officer of AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In 2018 Sheldon moved to the MD position and is now responsible for the day to day operations for the Managing Agency.

Sheldon has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, having worked in banking treasury and insurance risk positions in London and Bermuda, he has previously served as Risk Director at Validus and Head of Group Financial Risk at RSA. 

Chris Jarvis – Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO)

Chris is a member of the Board and is the Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. Chris directs and oversees all aspects of Underwriting at the Managing Agency. He joined AmTrust when it acquired ANV Syndicates in 2016 and has over 30 years of experience in speciality insurance, reinsurance markets and has an extensive background in marine and energy insurance.

Previously, Chris held the position of Divisional Director for Marine at SVB Syndicate 575 (Novae) and Head of Underwriting across all lines of business at Flagstone Alliance (formally Alliance Re) in Cyprus.

Sukhraj Takhar - Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Sukhraj is a member of the Board and Chief Risk Officer of AmTrust at Lloyd’s, having previously held the role of Global Chief Risk Officer for AmTrust Financial Services Inc., headquartered in New York. He oversees and manages the companies’ Risk Management framework.

Sukhraj has over 18 years’ experience in financial services, having previously worked at the Corporation of Lloyd’s as the Acting Head of Internal Audit, and as a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s UK Insurance Practice. Sukhraj is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, as well as a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. 

James Cartwright – Finance Director (FD)

James is a member of the Board and Finance Director of AmTrust at Lloyd’s, having previously held the role of Financial Controller at ANV Syndicates. He oversees and manages the finance function including Syndicate and Corporate financial reporting, governance, planning and analysis.

James is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and has 14 years’ experience in financial services, having served as a Senior Manager within EY’s Financial Services Insurance Audit practice.