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Accident and Health

Simon Brimicombe

Head of Consumer Products

Simon has 15 years of experience in leading complex, regulated financial services business, from CEO of HSBC's consumer finance operation in Hungary in 2003 through to CUO of Allianz's £1.2bn personal lines business in the UK  before joining Advent in 2017. During his 10 years at Allianz, Simon developed a wealth of experience in the distribution and underwriting of a wide array of retail products in the UK. Simon has brought this experience to Advent to help grow our Consumer Product's business.

Direct Line: 020 7743 8323

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Hala Tohme Msc (Hons) ACII

Accident & Health Underwriter

Hala's insurance experience has spanned over 19 years of underwriting, producing and broking Accident & Health and Life business, the majority of which has been at Lloyd's. Her career started in Lebanon where she managed the Personal Accident and Life divisions of Bankers Assurance. Following her move to London she spent over 5 years placing UK and International A&H, Life and travel business. Hala moved back into underwriting in 2015, joining a newly established Life syndicate. Hala joined Advent in 2017 to help build Advent's Accident and Health business.

Direct Line: 020 7743 8220

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Nick Hopkins

Accident and Health Underwriter

Nick started his career as a claims assessor for a Lloyd's service company, before joining the Accident & Health Underwriting team in syndicate 5820 in 2011, remaining in Lloyd's ever since.

To date Nick has experience in underwriting an array of Accident & Health lines of business worldwide including Student Medical, Group Travel and PA, Traditional Lloyd's Subscription Business, Reinsurance and Retail.

Direct Line: 020 7743 8225

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Holly Webb

Assistant Underwriter

Direct Line: 020 7743 8324

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Bespoke Products

Paul Driver

Bespoke Products Underwriter

Direct Line: +44 (0)20 7743 8334
Lloyd's direct line: +44 (0)20 7327 3234

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Phillip Misztela MEng (Hons) ACII

Bespoke Products Underwriter

Phillip joined Advent in September 2016 having started in the Lloyd's market with Greenwich Syndicate 994 in 2002. In 2003 he joined the Small Business Consortium before moving to Beazley in 2012. Phillip brings a broad range of experience in Property, Auto and Financial Institutions with a specific focus on niche and enhancement products.

Direct Line: +44 (0)20 7743 8304
Lloyd's direct line: +44 (0)20 7327

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Stuart Cowen

Bespoke Products Underwriter

Direct Line: +44 (0)20 7743 8305
Lloyd's direct line: +44 (0)20 7327 3234

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Energy

Kevin Regan

Senior Energy Underwriter

Kevin has spent more than 30 years in the London Insurance market and at Advent (following the merger with Kingsmead Syndicate 2 in October 2000). Kevin writes a world-wide portfolio of oil and gas ‘owner operator’ business and specialises in providing insurance solutions for small to medium sized companies in this arena. He can be accessed at Advent’s box in the Room on a daily basis or in our office. 

Direct Line: 020 7743 8243
Lloyd's direct line: 020 7327 3875

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Sam Hui

Energy Underwriter

Sam began his career at Lloyd’s in 1988, initially in the Marine Excess of Loss market.  He subsequently worked on the Hull and Machinery account of another Lloyd’s syndicate before joining Advent in 2001.  Sam writes the upstream Energy account at Syndicate 780.

Direct Line: 020 7743 8242
Lloyd's direct line: 020 7327 3875

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Marine Insurance

Simon Lovell

Senior Marine Underwriter

Simon began his insurance career in 1999 as a junior placing broker with Alexander Forbes.  In 2001 Simon made the transition from broking to underwriting, joining Ace Global markets as an underwriting assistant gaining valuable experience across all the marine classes before specialising in Hull & Machinery with a particular focus on the recreational marine book. After nearly nine years with AGM, Simon moved to Lloyd's syndicate 2012 as deputy hull underwriter before assuming full responsibility for the Hull and Marine War lines in January 2013.  On the 11th December 2013 Simon joined Advent as part of the new Marine initiative in order to grow and develop the Hull & War lines.

Direct Line: 020 7743 8288
Lloyd's direct line: 020 7327 4769

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Gloria Davies FCII

Senior Marine Underwriter

Gloria has worked in the Lloyd's and Company markets for over 25 years, specialising in Marine Insurance. She has held senior underwriting roles with primary responsibility for the profitable development of both Specie and Cargo portfolios for major syndicates. Her underwriting and claims experience also includes Terrorism, Political Violence, War, Aviation and Financial Lines business. Gloria has travelled extensively and built strong business relationships and is an FCII accredited Chartered Insurer. 

Direct Line: 0207 743 8274
Lloyd's direct line: 0207 327 3210

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