Advent Capital Holdings Ltd

2nd Floor 2 Minster Court Mincing Lane London EC3R 7BB
Advent Capital (Holdings) LTD is a specialty insurance underwriting group and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Company Staff

Dan Cowen
Portfolio Development Manager
Daniel joined Advent's Political Violence team in 2012, specialising in the production and management of emerging market business away from the traditional Lloyd's subscription model. In 2016 he moved into Portfolio Development, focusing on innovation of Advent's product offering and distribution. Daniel has previously worked in Kabul as an underwriter for Insurance Group of Afghanistan and as a placing broker in the North American property department of a Lloyd's broking house.
David Pearson
Head of Delegated Authority and Client Management
With over 30 years insurance experience David is familiar with the management of binding authorities both as a Coverholder and Insurer. He has held various senior management roles including numerous directorships within Lloyd’s Managing Agents and service companies including Capita and AXA LM. He is well known in the Lloyd’s market and prides himself on his client focused approach to each relationship. As a CEDR Accredited Mediator his communication skills are important to all aspects of the partnership with clients.
Duncan Lummis
Head of Underwriting Risk Management
Duncan has been with Advent Underwriting Limited since 1988 and has over 25 years’ Lloyd’s experience. Duncan is responsible for outwards reinsurance and managing the group exposures to capital along with Advent's reporting to Lloyd's.
Nicky Sullivan
Conduct Compliance Manager
Nicky has worked for 16 years in the insurance market and for 10 years within Lloyd's syndicates, in a career spanning retail, broker and commercial property insurance. She joined Advent in 2015 and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of conduct risk.
Steve Abbott
Head of Operations
Steve started his career in the Insurance industry in 1990 when he joined the Royal Reinsurance Company Claims team. After leaving “Royal Re” at the end of 1992, Steve spent three years at Sedgwick as a claims technician before joining Advent in 1996. Steve continued his career at Advent as a Claims Manager in 2006, becoming Head of Claims and Reinsurance Administration in 2013 and Head of Operations in 2015. Steve is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, a Chartered Insurer and a member of the Institute’s Faculty of Claims.