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Tony Lovett
Managing Director
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Tony Lovett, Tamesis DUAL's founder and Managing Director/Chief Underwriting Officer has over thirty five years' insurance and reinsurance experience in the London market. 

Prior to starting Tamesis, Tony was at Catlin where he combined his specialty excess of loss underwriting with roles as outwards reinsurance manager and exposure and aggregation manager, with responsibilities covering all classes of Property and Casualty Reinsurance; Marine, Non-Marine and Aviation, consistently delivering cost-effective reinsurance solutions against a continually changing portfolio of differing risks and cumulative exposure.

Before joining Catlin, Tony spent seventeen years at Lloyd’s Syndicate 1009 which eventually became part of Markel's international division managing both inwards and outwards reinsurance accounts and exposure management. He played an instrumental role in building their marine account from £5m to a £110m composite marine and non-marine operation.

Tony has a demonstrable track record of outperformance and long-term profitability through the various market cycles throughout his career.  This same track record and attention to risk management, that has attracted the likes of Tokio Marine Kiln, AIG and Ironshore, all excellent rated carriers, to provide capacity for bespoke risk solutions in the various classes written by Tamesis, in the Specialty reinsurance market.


London Office

Simon Combe
Underwriter

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Simon joined Tamesis DUAL in November 2013 as an Underwriter. With over thirty years’ experience in the property reinsurance industry, Simon brings a new element of expertise to the team. Simon began his career as an Assistant Property Underwriter at Mercantile and General Reinsurance Company and has since had extensive experience at other leading reinsurance companies.  

Prior to joining Tamesis DUAL, Simon worked at Omega Underwriting Agents Limited as a Property Reinsurance Underwriter, where he was responsible for the underwriting of all International Property Treaty business & Specialty Property Classes including Terrorism, Onshore Energy & Retrocession. Prior to this, Simon worked at Europa Re in Germany, where he was also responsible for the International Property Treaty business.

 

Nathan Kiddie
Underwriting Assistant
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Nathan joined Tamesis DUAL in January 2017 having worked at Allianz as an Assistant Underwriter within their Commercial Small Business Team for a year.  Nathan’s first exposure to the reinsurance industry came from work experience whilst he was studying at Geography and Management at university.  Nathan’s role will involve supporting the underwriters with processing slips across all lines of business, producing underwriting reports, liaising with the Finance team to solve accounting queries and general administrative duties to support the team.

 

Yasmin Malik
Underwriter

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Yasmin joined Tamesis DUAL in October 2017.  Her primary duties will be to service the International Marine & Energy account. She started her career in 2013 at Odyssey Reinsurance Company as a Trainee Underwriter Assistant on the Marine, Aviation & Space Treaty team, focusing primarily on the International Marine & Energy account. Yasmin has spent time in the Asian and MENA markets understanding the different underwriting strategies deployed in those territories.   Yasmin has a First Class Honours from the University of Nottingham, studying Finance, Accounting & Management and has gone on to achieve her ACII. 

 

Monique Miles
Underwriting Operations Manager

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Monique began her career with Alexander Howden Reinsurance Brokers. She spent time working in the accounts department before moving to the Marine Reinsurance Claims department, where she became Divisional Director.

After taking time out to raise her family she returned to the market as Underwriting Assistant to Tony Lovett at Ryan Specialty Group, before moving with him to Tamesis DUAL Limited.

 

Mark Rich
Claims Manager
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Mark joined the company as our Claims Manager in January 2017 to support the growth in our book and provide both clients and brokers specific expertise and focus. Mark has extensive experience working within the London Market and has developed good working relationships with brokers and clients alike. 

Before joining the team, Mark had spent most of his career in the broking fraternity. He began his career in the London Market in 1989 and has worked for a number of broking houses, the last of which was RFIB for whom he worked over 11 years, overseeing their international R/I account. 

He brings a wealth of experience in dealing with global excess of loss R/I claims from both a LMX & FMX perspective which encompasses both marine & energy as well as non-marine classes of business. He has also spent 2 years working for Aon in their Marine & Energy R/I placing team. 

Mark is our focal point at Tamesis for claims handling. 

 

Rima Shah
Director of Operations
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Rima Shah joined Tamesis Dual in September 2017 to help develop the Tamesis as a RI MGA in the worldwide RI market.  She has spent most of her career in the London Market, most recently at Hamilton’s Lloyd’s Agency as COO, responsible for creating and executing a strategy to fix a struggling business and build a scalable managing agency that met regulatory requirements.  Prior to joining Hamilton, Rima was Director of Corporate Strategy for the Argo Managing Agency, where she was responsible for raising capital as well as exploring, developing and executing non-underwriting strategies to optimise return on capital.  Rima joined Argo from Chaucer Plc where she managed the turnkey syndicates division. In this capacity, she represented Chaucer’s managing agency and supervised syndicates’ underwriting performance, operations and internal and external stakeholders.  Prior to Chaucer, Rima spent three years in the ratings division at A.M. Best Company, where she specialised in the London Market and Lloyd’s syndicates sector.

Rima began her insurance career in the insurance audit practice at KPMG, London and is a Chartered Accountant.

 

Amy Taggart Cert CII
Underwriting Assistant
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After completing her A Levels, Amy joined Aon Benfield as part of Aon’s 2015 Apprenticeship scheme. She worked within their Global ReSpecialty claims team as a Claims Advocate. To develop her analytical skills, Amy chose to pursue a career in underwriting and joined Tamesis DUAL in December 2016. As an Underwriting Assistant she will provide support in all aspects to the underwriting team. Having achieved Cert CII, she is now working towards earning her DIP CII.

 

NYC Office

Joe Belardinelli
Underwriter
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Joe joined us in July 2015 to start up our NYC presence under the Tamesis Americas banner.   He has accumulated 28 years of Reinsurance Underwriting and Broking experience.  Previously, Joe was SVP – Head of Ocean & Inland Marine Reinsurance of AIG Re.  Prior to joining AIG Re in 2013, he was S.V.P –Director of Marine Reinsurance for Catlin U.S. (2006-2013), where he started and managed a consistently profitable Ocean & Inland Marine Reinsurance portfolio for the U.S. operations. Underwriting roles prior to Catlin include S.V.P.- Business Unit Head-U.S. Ocean, Inland and Aviation Reinsurance; Ceded Risk Manager (Insurance and Reinsurance) for Quanta Capital Holdings (2003 – 2006) and Senior Member of Management- Marine Treaty Reinsurance for Swiss Re Americas (98 – 2003). Insurance and Reinsurance broking positions with Johnson & Higgins- Wilcox Guy Carpenter from 1989 – 1998 are also a part of his work history. 

 

Miami Office

Juan Carlos Coronado (“JC”)
Underwriter
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Juan Carlos Coronado has been working in the Latin America reinsurance industry for 28 years. Prior to joining Tamesis, he was Head of Treaty for Latin America & Caribbean for Barents Re. He has held different positions in the region including Managing Director of CRM Latin America, Vice President and Treaty Manager of Odyssey Re- Latin America, Swiss Re and American Reinsurance Company (in Bogota, Colombia and Mexico City). He started as a reinsurance Broker in his hometown, Bogota, where he spent the first 5 years of this career. He holds a MBA from the University of Texas and a BSc in Financial Business Administration. 

 

Arturo E. Falcon
Underwriter
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Arturo joined along with Juan Carlos Coronado in 2016 to start up our Miami office to put Tamesis in prime position to access Latin America and the Caribbean region.  Arturo has spent over 30 years in the reinsurance industry and built a solid reputation for delivering results.  He came from Barents Re Reinsurance Company where he was Chief Underwriting Officer for LATAM, responsible for the overall underwriting and strategy development for the region.  Previously, Mr. Falcon held senior positions as head of underwriting in Latin America and Caribbean for Endurance, Odyssey Re and American Re (now Munich Re America), where he started his reinsurance career in 1985.

Arturo graduated from North Carolina Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  He attended the Delaware Law School of Widener University and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree.

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