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Established in 2005, Ariel Re underwrites a global portfolio of insurance and reinsurance business through offices in London, Bermuda, Atlanta and Kansas City on Lloyd’s Syndicate 1910 paper, which is rated ‘A’ by A.M. Best and ‘A+’ by Standard & Poor’s. The combined organization employs approximately 100 industry professionals in Bermuda, London and the U.S. Ariel Re continues to provide a defined value proposition to clients, intermediaries and reinsurance partners: Market Leaders Ariel Re quotes or leads the majority of its business in all lines. It is also the founder and lead market of catastrophe consortium The Lutine Alternative and Contingent Outage insurance consortium Dynamis; both supported by several other Lloyd’s Syndicates. Long-Term Partners Ariel Re desires client and reinsurer relationships with those who share the vision and values associated with long term partnerships. The majority of Ariel Re’s portfolio is comprised of clients who have been with Ariel Re since its incorporation. Analytical Expertise Delivers Bespoke Solutions Ariel Re has developed an industry-leading state-of-the-art proprietary pricing and portfolio management system to deliver bespoke solutions for each client. Claims Settlement Ariel Re’s robust claims operations has led to it being one of the top-ranked syndicates in Lloyd’s in terms of claims handling speed.
Head of Insurance – Bermuda and UK
Bob is head of Property Insurance at Ariel Re, with overall responsibility for our Bermuda and London property insurance portfolios. Bob is an engineer with over 22 years of experience in the industry, including XL Insurance in Bermuda where he ran the Energy department.
Head of Specialty Reinsurance
Charlie joined Ariel Re in 2006 and currently is head of our Specialty Reinsurance team, with focus on Marine, Aviation, Space and Specialty Property. He has 15 years of experience in various reinsurance roles, and before joining our team he worked for Guy Carpenter in both London and New York.
EVP & Chief Underwriting Officer
Colin joined Ariel Specialty in 2015 to establish our USA Insurance E&S Property team operations based in Atlanta. He has over 30 years of industry experience, which includes executive and underwriting positions at Rockhill, GE/ERC and ACE.
VP - Specialty Re
Daniel is an underwriter in our Specialty team, focusing on the Specialty Property book portfolio. He has been based in Bermuda since 2013, and prior to that he was in our London office as an Underwriter for US & International treaty business.
AVP - Specialty Re
Emily started her career with Ariel Re in 2008 and is now an underwriter in our Specialty team, focusing on Marine, Energy, Aviation, and Space lines of business. She also is responsible for Composite deals that include Terrorism and Property Retro lines.
AVP - Property Insurance
Gareth joined Ariel Re in 2010 returned to Bermuda in 2016 as an underwriter for Property Insurance. He started his career with Ariel in the Analytics team, and has worked alongside the Property Insurance and Reinsurance teams. He moved to London in March of 2014 to join the contingent outage team.
VP - Property Reinsurance
Joel is an SVP at Ariel Re and has been a member of Ariel’s Property underwriting team in Bermuda since 2010. His territorial responsibilities have canvassed both US and non-US property portfolios, but he currently dedicates his efforts toward Ariel’s non-US property account. Prior to joining Ariel, Mr. Willens spent 7 years as a property reinsurance broker at Aon Benfield in Atlanta.
Katie Partington Howarth
Head of Risk
Formerly head of our International Property Catastrophe Reinsurance team, Katie is now head of Risk for Ariel Re. She joined Ariel in 2005 from Benfield Ltd where she spent 4 years as a risk analyst and broker. Katie’s 15 years’ experience in the reinsurance industry spans underwriting, broking, and analytics.
VP - Property Reinsurance
Matt is an underwriter for both US and International accounts, working out of our London office, though he spends much of his time at Lloyd’s. He joined us in 2013 from Willis Re, where he spent 12 years most recently as an Executive Director focusing on International treaty business.
VP & Head of Claims
Mike has been with Ariel Specialty since January of 2015 and currently serves as head of Claims. He has over 30 years of results-oriented claims management and claims handling experience with Rockhill/State Auto, AIG, and Crum & Forster.
SVP - Property Underwriter E&S
Bob joined Ariel Specialty in 2015 and currently and underwriter for the E&S Property team. He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry includes property reinsurance with Munich Re and underwriting with Rockhill.
Head of Bermuda
Ryan is the head of our Bermuda office and the Group Chief Underwriter. Prior to joining Ariel Re at its inception in 2005, his 25 years of experience encompasses underwriting at a Lloyd’s syndicate and German and US reinsurance companies.
AVP - Property Reinsurance
Sarah joined Ariel Re in 2006 and is an underwriter in our US Property Catastrophe Reinsurance underwriting team. Sarah started her career with Ariel, spending five years in the Analytics department before moving over to the US team.
AVP - Property Reinsurance
Veronica started her career with Ariel Re in 2006, and is an underwriter in our US Property Catastrophe Reinsurance underwriting team. Her 10 years of experience include Analytics and Underwriting International property reinsurance.