Phil’s career spans over 40 years in Insurance and Reinsurance. He started as a trainee underwriter, moved across to broking and since 1998 has been underwriting or supervising underwriters.
Most recently Phil was the Active Underwriter of Lloyd’s Syndicate 1218, Chief Underwriting Officer of Newline Insurance Company and a Director of Newline Underwriting Management, a Lloyd’s Managing Agency.
His specialist knowledge primarily lies in Casualty Insurance with an extensive background in Financial Lines classes of business.
Phil has lived and worked in Canada, Ireland and London and travelled internationally for the majority of his business career. Phil is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, a member of the Expert Witness Institute, a member of the British Insurance law Association, a panel member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS UK) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (accredited commercial mediator).
His detailed and extensive knowledge of the London Market, provides him with a unique perspective of underwriting issues and brings to Flaxmans a range of complementary skills and expertise.