Arcus 1856

33 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT
Arcus 1856 provides a powerful re/insurance proposition in today’s market by bringing together industry-leading ILS expertise and Lloyd’s market maturity with the financial strength of funds managed by Credit Suisse ILS.

Company Staff

Adrian Gfeller
Chief Risk Officer
Adrian is chief risk officer at Arcus 1856. Adrian was previously a senior risk modeller in Credit Suisse’s ILS team in Zurich and London.
Nicky Payne
Active Underwriter
Nicky is active underwriter for Arcus 1856. Prior to joining Arcus, Nicky was director and head of origination at Credit Suisse’s ILS team based in London. She has 30 years of experience in the London and the Lloyd’s market, and began her career in 1985 at the Lloyd’s broker Alexander Howden. She also worked at Aon Benfield for a number of years as a senior producer/broker within the firm’s Global Re Speciality team in London.
Rajiv K Punja
Head of Arcus Syndicate
Rajiv is Head of Arcus Syndicate 1856. Previously a senior underwriter in the ILS team at Credit Suisse, Rajiv has spent most of his career working in the insurance and capital market arenas, structuring diverse transactions from derivatives to catastrophe bonds.