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Atrium Space Insurance Consortium

Atrium Space Insurance Consortium is managed by Atrium Insurance Agency Limited and underwrites space insurance on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates. 

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Atrium Space Insurance Consortium (ASIC) offers Launch and In-Orbit coverage to the international satellite industry.

Atrium Space Insurance Consortium is managed by Atrium Insurance Agency Limited and underwrites space insurance on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates. 

Our underwriting team is built around its expertise in satellite engineering, space and insurance law and insurance management. The London-based underwriting team is complemented by our highly-experienced, dedicated engineering team based in Canada.

Our capabilities have earned us a reputation of being a leading insurer in this specialist market.

Our mission:

  • Draw on the strengths of highly experienced underwriting and engineering teams
  • Offer comprehensive, reliable and creative space insurance products
  • Provide the highest level of service to our customers in the space sector

10 Years of ASIC

February 2017 marked the tenth anniversary of the Atrium Space Insurance Consortium (ASIC).

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To find out what our trusted team of Underwriters can offer you and to find out more about our classes, our agility, and decision-making approach, contact any of our underwriters or call us on +44 (0)207 327 4877.

Should you have a specific claims issue or wish to find out more about our first-class claims support please go to our claims page, for general claims service queries in the first instance please contact your agent or broker.

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Meet the team

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David Wade

Space Underwriter

London

David Wade ___ Space Underwriter

020 7327 4877

david.wade@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Space

David joined Atrium in 2007 to head up the Atrium Space Insurance Consortium. He has over 20 years’ experience in the space sector, working in the space industry and space-related academia before joining the space insurance market in 2000. David holds a post graduate degree in Astronautics and Space Engineering and is a graduate of the International Space University.

David has held the position of Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association (LMA) Satellite Risks Committee and the International Union of Aerospace Insurers (IUAI) Space Risks Study Group (SRSG). He remains an active member of both groups. David also writes the Space chapter of the Chartered Insurance Institute's (CII) Aviation and Space Insurance coursebook.

Year Joined Atrium: 2007.

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Lee Davis

Deputy Space Underwriter

London

Lee Davis ___ Deputy Space Underwriter

020 7327 4877

lee.davis@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Space

Lee started his career in Lloyd’s with the JR Charman and Others Syndicate in 1989 before spending nine years with SE Spinney and Others. During his time with the Spinney Syndicate Lee became directly involved with the space account.

Lee joined Atrium in 2000 as Syndicate Operations Manager and managed the Syndicate’s space portfolio, including Atrium’s own space underwritings as well as their participation on other facilities. At the beginning of 2007, Lee moved across to ASIC to take up the position of Deputy Space Underwriter, where he participates in the underwriting as well as the management of the Consortium through his role as Consortium Manager.

Year Joined Atrium: 2000.

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Emma Cox

Consortium Management & Reporting Assistant

London

Emma Cox ___ Consortium Management & Reporting Assistant

020 7327 4877

emma.cox@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Space

Emma started her career in insurance with Collegiate Insurance Brokers 1998 and was responsible for account management within the Professional Indemnity market. Emma joined Atrium in 2005 working alongside the Syndicate Operations Manager and was involved in all aspects of the management and reporting requirements of Syndicate 609. She continued her role as Syndicate Management & Reporting Assistant within this department until June 2014 at which time Emma joined Atrium Insurance Agency Limited (AIAL) who in turn manage the Atrium Space Insurance Consortium (ASIC). In the role of Consortium Management & Reporting Assistant Emma will assist the Consortium Manager in all area’s of operational management and reporting required to support the space underwriting team based in London.

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David Hoffer

Senior Satellite Analyst

United States

David Hoffer ___ Senior Satellite Analyst

00 1 613 569 1600

david.hoffer@atrium-uw.ca

Location __ United States

Department __ Space

David joined Atrium in 2007 from Telesat Canada, the Canadian telecommunications satellite operator. David worked at Telesat Canada for 23 years, working on Telesat’s own satellites as well as consulting for many of the world’s satellite operators, advising on satellite procurement activities as well as monitoring the manufacture, test, launch and operation of satellites. In his role at Telesat, David spent a considerable amount of time working at various satellite manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe giving him an unparalleled insight within the insurance community of the satellite designs that we insure.

For the last 8 years of his career with Telesat Canada, David consulted to the space insurance underwriting community, building an excellent insight into the requirements of the underwriter, alongside his in-depth engineering knowledge.

Year Joined Atrium: 2007.