Ascot Underwriting Limited

20 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 3BY
Ascot is a Lloyd’s of London syndicate and a leading global specialty insurance underwriter. With a reputation for excellence we offer our clients the expertise and security of a large insurer while maintaining a personal approach to their risks, delivering solutions where others fall short.

Company Staff

Andrew Brooks
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew is Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Underwriting Ltd and a member of the Board. He joined Ascot at its inception in 2001 and was promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer in 2005 and Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Andrew began his career in the Lloy
Charlie Cantlay
Executive Director
Charlie is Executive Director at Ascot and a member of the Board. He began his insurance career in the broking sector in 1976 and joined Ascot 2011.
Mark Pepper
Chief Underwriting Officer
Mark is Ascot’s Chief Underwriting Officer. He began his career in insurance in 1987 and joined Ascot at its inception in 2001 to lead our Treaty team. He was promoted to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer in 2009 and is a member of the Board. Mark is ACII qualified.
Mark Smith
Risk Director
Mark is Ascot’s Risk Director. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1994 and has worked in the Lloyd's market since 1996. He joined Ascot in 2003 as Business Development Manager, later becoming Finance Manager, then Risk Manager. Mark took on his current role as Risk Director and was appointed to Ascot’s Board in 2011.
Rob Dimsey
Chief Operating Officer
Rob is Ascot’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Ascot Board. Rob qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1994 and joined Ascot in 2003 after a number of years in the insurance industry in a variety of roles. Rob was appointed to the Ascot Board in 2008.
Yvonne Costello
Compliance & HR Director
Yvonne is Ascot’s Compliance & HR Director and was appointed to Ascot's Board in 2011. She began her insurance career in 1997 and joined Ascot in 2002 as Assistant Compliance Officer. Yvonne also held the role of Business Support Manager before being promoted to Compliance Officer in 2008. Yvonne holds the ICSA Certificate in Company Secretarial & Share Registration practice.