Group Board
Neill Currie

Neill Currie

Group Executive Chairman

Neill is Executive Chairman of Ascot Group Limited and Ascot Bermuda Limited. He
co-founded RenaissanceRe Holdings in 1993 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from November 2005 to July 2013. He served as a director of Platinum Underwriters Holdings from 2003 to 2005. Neill began his career as a reinsurance broker in the United States in 1976 and served in various senior capacities as a broker until forming Renaissance Re.

Andrew Brooks

Andrew Brooks

Group Chief Executive Officer

Andrew is Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Group Ltd and Ascot Underwriting Ltd and a member of both Boards. He joined Ascot at its inception in 2001 before being promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer in 2005 followed by Chief Executive Officer of Ascot Underwriting in 2008. In 2017, when Ascot Group was formed, he was appointed CEO. Andrew has worked in the Lloyd’s Market since 1983 and is currently Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and a member of the Boards of the Council of Lloyd’s and London Market Group (LMG).

Katherine Chung

Katherine Chung

Non-Executive Director

Katherine Chung, Non-Executive Director for Ascot Group, is Senior Principal, Direct Private Equity for CPP Investments.

Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG

Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG

Non-Executive Director

Sir Richard Dearlove is Non-Executive Chairman of Ascot Underwriting Limited and Non-Executive Director of Ascot Group Limited. Sir Richard is a former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS).

Thomas Kalvik

Thomas Kalvik

Non-Executive Director

Tom Kalvik, Non-Executive Director for Ascot Group, is Senior Principal, Private Investments – Direct Private Equity (Financial Institutions Group) for CPP Investments.

Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts

Group Chief Financial Officer

Joe is Chief Financial Officer of Ascot Group Limited having joined the group in October 2017.   He is responsible for financial matters for the group. Previously Joe served as Chief Financial Officer for Ironshore Inc. from 2013 to 2017 and Alterra Capital Holdings Limited from 2007 to 2013. He started his career in financial services in 1987. Joe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Nicolas McKee

Nicolas McKee

Non-Executive Director

Nicolas McKee, Non-Executive Director for Ascot Group, is Managing Director, Head of Financial Institutions for CPP Investments.

Susan Sutherland

Susan Sutherland

Non-Executive Directive

Susan is Non-Executive Director of Ascot Group Limited.  She is an Independent Trustee of the Eaton Vance Funds in Boston, Massachusetts and previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Montpelier Re Holdings (Pembroke, Bermuda) and Hagerty Holdings (Traverse City, Michigan). Susan had a 30-year career with the U.S. law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Murray Wallace

Murray Wallace

Non-Executive Director

Murray Wallace is a Non-Executive Director of Ascot Group Limited. Previously he served as President and CEO of Saskatchewan Government Insurance and CEO of Wellington Insurance, both property and casualty insurers in Canada. A Chartered Accountant, Murray has held the posts of Deputy Minister of Finance and Deputy Minister to the Premier in the Government of Saskatchewan, a Canadian province.