ARIAS (UK)

GODDARD, Mel

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

Education

  • BA (Hons.)
  • ACII Chartered Insurer

Positions Held

  • Market Liaison and Underwriting Director – Lloyd’s Market Association, 2006 to date
  • Director – MEL Goddard Consultancy Ltd. (Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator), 2000 to date
  • Trustee – Lloyd’s Benevolent Fund, 2011 to date
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – ProSight Managing Agency Ltd., Lloyd’s, 2013-2017
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – Crowe Livestock Underwriting Limited, 2005-2009
  • Independent Peer Reviewer – Hardy Underwriting Agency Ltd., Lloyd’s, 2004-2006
  • Director – QBE Managing Agency Ltd., Lloyd’s, 1996-2000
  • Syndicate Active Underwriter – QBE Managing Agency Ltd., 1996-2000 (first female Active Underwriter at Lloyd’s)
  • Senior Underwriter – QBE International Insurance Ltd., 1993-1996
  • Syndicate Deputy Active Underwriter – Syndicate 529, Lloyd’s, 1986-1992
  • Assistant Director and Broker – Fenchurch Group Brokers, 1982-1986
  • Non-Marine Broker – H. Clarkson & Co. Ltd., 1978-1982

Present Positions

  • Market Liaison and Underwriting Director – Lloyd’s Market Association, 2006 to date
  • Director – MEL Goddard Consultancy Ltd. (Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator), 2000 to date
  • Trustee – Lloyd’s Benevolent Fund, 2011 to date

Professional Associations

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

Experience

Career spanning underwriting and broking, executive and non-executive Board roles, Lloyd’s and non-Lloyd’s, central Lloyd’s market role, expert witness/arbitrator roles in London, New York, Chicago, Bermuda and Scandinavia, adviser to Middle Eastern government capital investor in (re)insurance industry (Bermuda and Lloyd’s). Broad experience of most non-marine classes of business. Specialist knowledge of reinsurance and casualty markets.

Foreign Languages

French and Italian.

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