ARIAS (UK)

GODDARD, Mel

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

Education

  • BA (Hons.)
  • ACII Chartered Insurer

Positions Held

  • Director – MEL Goddard Consultancy Ltd. (Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator), 2000 to date
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – Apollo Syndicate Management Ltd, Lloyd’s. 2018 to date. Member of Audit and Risk committees. Chair of Remuneration and Nominations committee.
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – ADNOC Reinsurance Ltd, Abu Dhabi. 2019 to date
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – Enstar Managing Agency Ltd, Lloyd’s. 2020 to date
  • Trustee – Lloyd’s Benevolent Fund, 2011 to 2020
  • Market Liaison and Underwriting Director – Lloyd’s Market Association, 2006 to 2019
  • 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
  • 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

  • Independent Non-Executive Director – Apollo Syndicate Management Ltd, Lloyd’s. 2018 to date
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – ADNOC Reinsurance Ltd, Abu Dhabi, 2019 to date
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – Enstar Managing Agency Ltd, Lloyd’s. 2020 to date
  • Director – MEL Goddard Consultancy Ltd. (Independent Consultant, Expert Witness and Arbitrator), 2000 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; numerous expert witness/arbitrator roles in London, New York, Chicago, Bermuda and Scandinavia (2000 to date); adviser to Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund capital investor in (re)insurance industry (Bermuda and Lloyd’s).

In-depth knowledge and experience of most non-marine classes of business and their market practice. Specialist knowledge of reinsurance and US casualty markets.

Extensive and current Board Director experience of modern corporate governance, Solvency II, Risk, Audit.

Foreign Languages

French and Italian (proficient).

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