Property Treaty
Reinsurance

International Property Treaty Excess of Loss, Proportional Treaty and Stop Loss Reinsurance with the focus on Catastrophe and Risk Excess of Loss including:

Direct Property Treaty
Retrocession
Terrorism
Related Classes

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Casualty Treaty
Reinsurance

Casualty Excess of Loss and Proportional Treaty Reinsurance including:

General Third Party Liability
Employers Liability
Motor Liability
Professional Liability
Directors and Officers
Medical Malpractice

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Property Facultative
Reinsurance

Global Property Facultative Reinsurance including:

All Risks
Fire and Allied Perils
Construction All Risks
Erection All Risks
Power & Energy
Stand Alone Natural Catastrophe

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About Us

Our mission is to deliver an unequalled level of service and knowledge, offering the best solutions through our underwriters’ expertise, providing our clients with a tailored reinsurance product that responds quickly to changing market conditions and to specific customer needs.

The Berkley Re Difference

The Berkley Re team based in London is a provider of Property & Casualty Reinsurance writing an International account from a European base. Our experienced underwriting teams write a broad range of Property Treaty, Casualty Treaty and Property Facultative products. We believe in building strong long term cross-class relationships with our clients and brokers, offering meaningful lead capacity coupled with an innovative and collaborative underwriting approach. Superior service & flexibility is at the core of our offering and we are dedicated to working with our trading partners to develop new products and solutions to their reinsurance needs.

The location of our offices in the heart of the London insurance market, coupled with the talent of the team, enables us to deliver mutually beneficial reinsurance arrangements in a timely manner.

Company Description

Berkley Re UK is licensed by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a UK insurance intermediary. The aim of the company is to represent Berkley in key International Reinsurance markets.

Berkley Re UK writes on behalf of W. R. Berkley Europe AG, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation and is able to leverage their expertise to provide a superior product and service.

The talented reinsurance professionals at Berkley Re UK provide our clients with the expertise they require in their reinsurance partner coupled with the resources of one of the strongest names in the property casualty business. For 50 years,

W. R. Berkley Corporation has demonstrated superior management and financial strategies, making it now among the largest commercial writers in the US.

About W. R. Berkley Corporation

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the US’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialised knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralised operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs.

This decentralised structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest calibre professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.

Financial Highlights

Berkley Re UK is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an insurance intermediary and underwrites treaty and facultative reinsurance on behalf of W. R. Berkley Europe AG.

W. R. Berkley Europe AG rating

  • A. M. Best Rating A+ (Superior)
  • Standard & Poor’s Rating A+ (Strong)
Meet our Team
Richard Fothergill

Richard Fothergill

Chief Executive Officer

Julian Laville

Julian Laville

Chief Financial Officer

Philip Townsend

Philip Townsend

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Yeulett

Mark Yeulett

Head of International Property
Treaty

Emily Wright

Emily Wright

Senior Underwriter International
Property Treaty

Felicity Doe

Felicity Doe

Underwriting Administrative
Lead

Tom Walters

Tom Walters

Exposure Management Analyst

Michael Wrightman

Michael Wrightman

Head of Casualty Treaty

Katie Willetts

Katie Willetts

Assistant Casualty Treaty
Underwriter

George Churcher

George Churcher

Underwriting Assistant –
Casualty Treaty

Nick Howick

Nick Howick

Underwriting Assistant –
Casualty Treaty

Alexander Galea

Alexander Galea

Head of Global Property
Facultative

Henry Williams

Henry Williams

Senior Global Facultative
Underwriter

Jordon Stewart

Jordon Stewart

Global Property
Facultative Underwriter

John Demirdijan

John Demirdijan

Assistant Global Property
Facultative Underwriter

Brad Shaw

Brad Shaw

Pricing Actuary

Mavis Tetteh

Mavis Tetteh

Actuarial Analyst

Elizabeth Garcia

Elizabeth Garcia

Head of Claims

Debbie Thraves

Debbie Thraves

Senior Claims Adjuster

Julian Laville

Julian Laville

Chief Financial Officer

Zia Patel

Zia Patel

Head of Financial Planning
& Analysis

Anooj Thakrar

Anooj Thakrar

Financial Controller

Vincent McKeown

Vincent McKeown

Management Accountant

Find Us

office@berkleyre.com
+44 (0)20 3943 1000

Berkley Re UK Limited,
Level 17,
52 Lime Street,
London,
EC3M 7AF
United Kingdom