Tony Lovett
Managing Director
T +44 (0)20 7337 6481

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.


Ben Love
Director of Underwriting 


Ben joined Tamesis DUAL in October 2018 as Director of Underwriting, bringing with him over 20 years of treaty reinsurance experience across underwriting, broking, third party capital management and strategy development / execution.  Ben has lived and worked in London, Bermuda and the US, and transacted multiple lines of business in 15 countries.  

Before Tamesis, Ben spent 11 years at Hiscox, most recently as Head of Business Development, Hiscox Re.  As part of the executive leadership team that formed Hiscox Re, Ben had responsibilities in risk and capital origination, developing underwriting and distribution opportunities, and originating and executing third party support. Ben's first 5 years at Hiscox were with Hiscox Bermuda as SVP, underwriting  property cat, risk, pro rata and multi-class internal reinsurances.

Prior to Hiscox, Ben spent 10 years at Greig Fester / Benfield, working in London, Boston and Bermuda.  Latterly as SVP broking in Bermuda, with account executive responsibilities for structure and placement strategy through execution. Multiple classes broked including political risk, trade credit, surety, terrorism, property and casualty; reinsurance and retro.

London Office

Simon Combe

T +44 (0)20 7337 8799

Simon joined Tamesis DUAL in November 2013 as an Underwriter. With over thirty years’ experience in the property reinsurance industry, Simon bought 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.


Yasmin Malik


T: +44 (0)20 7133 1391

Yasmin joined Tamesis DUAL in October 2017.  Her primary duties are  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.


Guy House


T: +44(0)20 3808 5967

Guy joined Tamesis DUAL in February 2019 having spent nearly 10 years at Markel, holding the position of Senior Underwriter on the Property Open Market portfolio. He also had key responsibilities for portfolio management and long term business planning, aggregate exposure management, and the development of the group wide property pricing model.nGuy began his career in Property Treaty Reinsurance, before switching to Direct and Facultative and, having returned to underwriting Property Treaty at Tamesis, he looks to draw on his experience and understanding of direct business, particularly in the London and US markets, Guy is ACII accredited, holding a chartered status since 2015.


Nathan Kiddie
Underwriting Assistant
T: +44 (0)20 7648 7398 

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 involves 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.


Amy Taggart Cert CII
Underwriting Assistant
T: +44 (0)20 7648 7231 

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 provides support in all aspects to the underwriting team. Having achieved Cert CII, she is now working towards earning her DIP CII.


Monique ten Grotenhuis
Underwriting Operations and Claims Manager
T +44 (0)20 7337 6478
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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.


Jenna Skinner
Team PA
T:+44 (0)20 7133 1541 

Jenna joined us in March 2018 as Team PA to support the Tamesis team with general day to day duties, as well as coordinating corporate events for which she has a great passion. Prior to joining, Jenna spent 5 years at KPMG starting as an Executive Secretary in Corporate Finance, moving onto a Business Development Executive, coordinating corporate events, projects and producing marketing materials for the Restructuring team. nJenna has also previously worked as a PA for the MD in a Health and Safety Consultancy company as well as a Barrister’s Chambers.


NYC Office

Joe Belardinelli
T: +1 551 237 1125

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”)
T: +1 480 454 6152

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
T: +1 480 454 6151

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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