Executive & Senior Management
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Cloutier was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group in October 2011. He serves on the boards of Brit Ltd and BSL and is a member of the Investment Committee and the Underwriting Committee. With over 35 years’ experience working in the international insurance and reinsurance sector he holds a number of non-executive positions and has held a number of CEO and senior executive positions, including CEO of the Alea Group, CEO of Overseas Partners Re and President of E.W. Blanch Insurance Services Inc. He has worked with a variety of private equity investors including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Fortress. Effective April 1 2015 Mr Cloutier became a member of Lloyd’s Franchise Board and Audit Committee.
Chief Finance Officer
Mark joined Brit in April 2010 and led the Group’s strategic review and corporate restructuring as the Director of Strategic Planning and Business Improvement. Prior to his appointment to Chief Financial Officer he held the role of Chief Risk Officer and Director of Strategy. Mark joined Brit from McKinsey & Company where he led high-profile strategic projects for a range of large clients, predominantly in financial services. Mark is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, and originally worked as an actuarial consultant at Mercer. He holds an MA (hons) degree in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.
Group Human Resources Director and Director of Corporate Services
Lorraine serves on the Board of Brit Group Services Ltd. Her responsibilities include Human Resources, Media relations, Branding, Communications, and Premises Management for the Group.
She has previously held a number of senior positions in both the Investment Banking and Insurance sector. She has a wealth of strategic HR and business experience within the international financial services industry including the Automobile Association; Guardian Royal Exchange; Donald Lufkin and Jenrette and the Alea Group.
Chief Risk Officer & Chief Actuary
Shane commenced his actuarial career in 1994 working for National Provident Institution, a life and pensions company, where he spent six years before moving into health insurance with AXA PPP Healthcare, managing the actuarial pricing and capital modelling capability for the organisation. Shane remained at AXA for over four years before a move into the general insurance arena led him to Brit in 2005 where he has undertaken various roles managing the reinsurance and global markets actuarial teams and the catastrophe modelling team, culminating in his appointment to Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary. Shane holds a BSc degree in Statistics and a M.Litt degree in Management, Economics and Politics, both from St. Andrews University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.
Chief Operating Officer
Nigel joined Brit in 2011 and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in April 2013, having served as Chief Financial Officer since March 2012. He sits on the Board of Brit Insurance Holdings Limited, is a member of the Executive Management Committee and is a director of several subsidiaries.
Nigel has over 15 years experience within General Insurance, having held senior finance positions within Aviva and RSA. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in London.
Group Head of Claims
Steve joined the Group in July 2012 and serves on the Brit Syndicates Limited Board. He has over 30 years of claims experience in the London Market and joined Brit from Alterra at Lloyds Ltd (part of the Alterra Capital Group) where he was the Claims Director for eight years. Steve regularly worked previously as an expert witness and arbitrator in both the UK and US as a member of ARIAS. He is Vice President of the International Association of Claims Professionals.
CEO Brit Global Specialty and Brit Group Deputy CEO
Matthew is CEO of Brit Global Specialty, Brit Group Deputy CEO and Active Underwriter for Syndicate 2987. He serves on the Boards of Brit Syndicates Limited, Brit Insurance Gibraltar and Brit Insurance Services USA inc and was appointed to the Board of the LMA in May 2011.
Matthew began his career in Lloyd's in 1988. He joined Brit in 1999 to start up the International Property Division. He was appointed as CEO of Brit Global Markets in May 2008 which subsequently became Brit Global Specialty in February 2012 combining our reinsurance and global markets divisions to form one Lloyds platform. Matthew became a member of the Executive Management Committee with effect from January 2009.