ARIAS (UK)

GODDARD, Mel

Member since:January 2001
Address:East Sussex, England
Telephone:+44 (0) 1825 724325 or 07802 882735
Mobile:+44 (0) 7802 882735
Email:
Nationality:British

Education

Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire & Manchester University, B.A. (Hons.)

Positions Held

  • Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator – 2000 to date
  • Active Underwriter – Syndicate 1223, Lloyd’s, 1997-2000
  • Director – QBE Underwriting Agency Ltd., Lloyd’s, 1996-2000
  • Casualty Treaty Reinsurance Underwriter and Medical Malpractice Insurance Underwriter – QBE International Insurance Ltd., 1993-1996
  • Non-Marine Underwriter – Syndicate 529, Lloyd’s, 1986-1992 (Syndicate Deputy 1989-1992)
  • Assistant Director/Broker, Political and Special Risks – Fenchurch Group Brokers, 1982-1986
  • Non-Marine Broker – H. Clarkson & Co. Ltd., 1978-1982

Present Positions

  • Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator
  • Market Liaison Director, Lloyd’s Market Association, Lloyd’s of London
  • 2013 to date: Non-executive Director, ProSight Specialty Underwriters Limited, Lloyd’s.

Professional Associations

  • Associate of The Chartered Insurance Institute, Chartered Insurer
  • Panel Member of ARIAS (UK)

Experience

Career spanning underwriting (Director), broking (Assistant Director) and central market role. Broad experience and expertise in most non-marine classes of business (casualty, professional indemnity, financial institutions, personal accident, property treaty, contingency, extended warranty). Specialist knowledge of reinsurance market and casualty/professional indemnity sector. Experience and understanding of both the Lloyd’s and Company Markets. Extensive experience as both expert witness and arbitrator.

Foreign Languages

French and Italian.

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