Andrew spent 23 years with the Kiln Syndicate at Lloyd’s where he was Active Underwriter of its flagship Syndicate 510. He spent 7 years at Argo in Bermuda where he was Group Chief Underwriting Officer. He spent 6 years at Everest Re as a member of the Group Exec with responsibility for all Reinsurance operations outside of the Americas. He joined MS Amlin in London in September 2020 as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) and is currently Chief Executive Officer. The value of diverse thinking is well recognised and, for Andrew, the LTRF is a great example of this working at its best. The trustees come together as a group of academics and market professionals looking at things through different lenses, participate in healthy debate and arrive at much better outcomes as a result. Andrew has been a trustee of LTRF since 2015 and its Chair since 2020.
Dr Sarah Jane Fox
Dr Sarah Jane Fox is an academic and specialises in law/policy risk and societal challenges. She holds a PhD in law whereby her research related to cross border movements and the implications (challenges/risks) of people (and information) across set boundaries into other jurisdictions. In 2015-16 Sarah was awarded the distinguished Fulbright Commission post-doctoral research scholarship, through the discipline of law, which was also co-supported by Lloyd’s of London. Sarah is currently a member of a number of law enforcement bodies, she also sits as a member of the International Advisory Committee of the International Commission on Cyber Security Law. Additionally, she is an adviser on aviation (air/space implications) and, is a listed expert with the UK/EU Parliament. She has made numerous keynote speeches and presentations at various events, such as the United Nations, the Council of Europe and for the EU. Sarah has been a trustee of LTRF since 2017.
Martin is the Director of Underwriting Performance for MS Amlin plc. Martin was previously a Director and Chief Risk Officer of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyd’s prior to the acquisition of Amlin plc by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Japan in early 2016. Martin has always worked in the Lloyd’s and London Market, having previously worked in Catlin Group’s Enterprise Risk Management team, served as Head of UK Reporting and the Catlin Syndicate’s Finance Director. Prior to the merger of Catlin and Wellington Underwriting, he held a number of actuarial roles at Wellington Underwriting Agencies, having initially undertaken has actuarial training with Commercial Union. Martin read Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics at Heriot-Watt University and qualified as an actuary in 2001, he is also a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary. He has been a trustee of LTRF since 2015.
Dr Holly Hedgeland has an established research background in physics, initially based at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge and subsequently at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, where she held a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. Two years in the secondary sector as a teacher of mathematics and physics and an MA in Education also led her to interests in Physics Education Research and technology enhanced assessment, which she developed as a Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor in the School of Physical Sciences at The Open University. Currently, she is the Senior Tutor at Clare Hall, Cambridge. She has been a trustee of LTRF since 2020.
Nicola is an experienced research leader and manager and has held professional appointments at major public research institutions across 4 countries. She is a fierce advocate for joined-up approaches that make the research system operate effectively and maximise the public benefit from research. Nicola holds a DPhil in biochemistry and as a life sciences researcher collaborated across international research groups, secured funding, developed the research culture, and published results. In 2014 Nicola moved into managerial roles focused on developing research environments and funding in the context of UK higher education institutions. At University of Westminster, she established and led the research support office and managed the institution’s submissions to REF 2021 and the Knowledge Exchange Framework. In July 2022 she joined the Wellcome Trust where she works to develop the Trust’s approaches to translating research into direct benefits to human health. She has been a trustee of LTRF since 2020.
Nathan is the Senior Director at FTI Consulting. He has previously worked at Lloyd’s from 2017 to 2022 as a Senior Manager in the press office and Senior Business Partner, Brand Marketing and Communications, for Lloyd’s in the Americas. From 2012 to 2017, Nathan worked as Director of Global Communications for one of the world’s biggest insurance brokers, Willis Tower Watson. In 2013 Nathan was selected to join a scientific expedition to Antarctica, aimed at spotlighting how climate change and extreme weather are driven by anthropogenic global warming. Prior to this he was a journalist for ten years working in regional, national, and financial newspapers. In 2017 Nathan founded The Dear Toby Trust in memory of his son Toby, which funds research to treat rare cancers and seeks to reduce the suffering of children enduring cancer treatment. Nathan has a BA History and MA Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies from Cardiff University. He has been a trustee of LTRF since 2022.
Catherine is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and holds a Chief Actuary (non-life with Lloyd’s) Practising Certificate. She is the Chief Actuary of MS Amlin Underwriting Limited and prior to this held a number of roles in the actuarial team of the Lloyd’s Corporation. The last of these was Head of Capital and a member of the Lloyd’s Senior Leadership Team. Catherine has a Science degree and an interest for combining research and expertise to areas of insurance. She is particularly driven is to do this in a way that increases diversity and inclusion within the insurance industry. She has been a trustee of LTRF since 2022.