Office life at Atrium.

Underwriting Support

Underwriting Support

Atrium aims to put in place operational efficiencies and a compliance culture that responds to the needs of underwriters, policyholders and regulators.

Technology

Atrium’s Information Systems Team supports the business through a blend of best of breed Third Party packages supplemented by our own software solutions.

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Outwards Reinsurance

We maintain close working relationships with our Claims and Underwriting team colleagues to ensure that we fully understand the underlying protected books of business and the nature of the claims impacting the Reinsurance programme.

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AUGold

AUGold is the online platform delivered by Atrium for the exclusive use and benefit of their Coverholder relationships,. 

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First class support

Operations & Compliance

Atrium aims to put in place operational efficiencies and a compliance culture that responds to the needs of underwriters, policyholders and regulators. Our approach is collaborative, interpreting and providing direction and support where needed.

Finance

Atrium’s finance team provide meaningful management information that supports business decisions as well as meeting Lloyd’s and our shareholders reporting requirements. Our aim is to have a fully integrated financial reporting system so we can operate as efficiently as possible in an ever demanding reporting environment.

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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.

Office life at Atrium.

Meet the team

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James Lee

Agency Managing Director

London

James Lee ___ Agency Managing Director

020 7327 4877

james.lee@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Executive Directors

James joined Atrium in April 2002 with prime responsibility for Legal, Compliance, Regulation and Company Secretarial matters. Appointed to the board of AUL in October 2002 as Compliance Director and to the board of AUGL in January 2006 as Chief Operating Officer. With effect from 1 July 2014 appointed Agency Managing Director of AUL. 

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Kirsty Steward

Chief Financial Officer

London

Kirsty Steward ___ Chief Financial Officer

020 7327 4877

kirsty.steward@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Executive Directors, Underwriting Support

Kirsty joined Atrium in 2003 and was appointed to the Board of AUL in January 2013, having previously been Financial Controller for the Group. Kirsty qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Mazars in 2001.

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Jason Townshend

Head of Operations

London

Jason Townshend ___ Head of Operations

020 7327 4877

jason.townshend@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Underwriting Support

Jason joined the Lloyd’s Market in 1996 and Atrium in 2000 from Syndicate 386 at QBE.

He is a currently a member of various Market committees including the Association Services Committee (chairperson) which is responsible for the services under the Xchanging contract, the LMA Operations Committee (OC) and the Oversight Board for credit control shared services (chairperson).

Jason is a Certified Chartered Accountant.

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James Cox

Compliance Officer

London

James Cox ___ Compliance Officer

020 7327 4877

james.cox@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Executive Directors, Underwriting Support

James Cox joined Atrium’s Compliance and Regulatory team in 2003. James was appointed as Compliance Officer and as a Director of the Managing Agency Board in January 2013. He is the current Chair of the LMA Regulatory Committee and also sits as a member of the LMA Delegated Authority Committee and the Future at Lloyd’s DA Market Advisory Group.

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Justin Emrich

Chief Information Officer

London

Justin Emrich ___ Chief Information Officer

020 7327 4877

justin.emrich@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Executive Directors, Underwriting Support

Justin has spent his whole career in the London Insurance Market in both Underwriting and IT related roles. He joined Atrium in 2006 and currently looks after the firm’s technical capability as well as representing Atrium on a variety of Market Committees.

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Samit Shah

Chief Risk Officer

London

Samit Shah ___ Chief Risk Officer

020 7327 4877

samit.shah@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Executive Directors

Having joined Atrium in 2006 as its chief actuary was appointed to the board of AUL in January 2012. In July 2014 became the Chief Risk Officer for the Atrium group and was also appointed to the Group Board. Qualified Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (2003).

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Adam Smith

Head of Business Change

London

Adam Smith ___ Head of Business Change

020 7327 4877

adam.smith@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Underwriting Support

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David Holman

Reinsurance Supervisor

London

David Holman ___ Reinsurance Supervisor

020 7327 4877

david.holman@atrium-uw.com

Location __ London

Department __ Underwriting Support, Reinsurance

David joined Atrium in 2003 as a Senior RI technician and has headed up the Outwards Reinsurance team since 2004.

Prior to joining Atrium David worked at Equitas (1997-2000), effecting RI recoveries on the PCW Syndicates for pre-1992 liabilities, mainly in asbestos, pollution and aggregate products liability claim recoveries.

David then moved from run off into the live underwriting environment joining the Reinsurance team at Catlin for three years (2000-2003) before joining Atrium Syndicate 609 in 2003.

Availability: Full time, permanent

Year Joined Atrium: 2003