Stephen Catlin

Stephen Catlin Portrait web

Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman, Catlin Group Limited

Stephen Catlin began his insurance career in 1973 joining BL Evens & Others on Syndicate 264 at Lloyd's. In 1982 he became deputy underwriter, specialising in the excess of loss and energy accounts where he was supported as a market leader. He founded Catlin Underwriting Agencies Limited in 1984 and was the active underwriter of Syndicate 1003 and later Syndicate 2003 until May 2003. From September 1996 to January 2002, he was the Lloyd's nominated Director of Equitas Holdings Limited. He served as Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association, the trade association representing the interests of Lloyd's underwriters and underwriting agents, from May 2000 until January 2003. He was a member of the Council of Lloyd's from 2002 to 2004 and a member of the Lloyd's Franchise Board from January 2003 until December 2006.  He was President of the Insurance Institute of London in 2010-2011.  

He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation.  

He was selected as Ernst & Young’s ‘UK Entrepreneur of the Year’ in October 2011.  

He is also Chairman of The Sick Children’s Trust, a UK charity providing accommodation for families of children who are receiving hospital treatment for serious illness.

Click here for slides from Stephen Catlin's presentation at the Summit. The book mentioned during his talk is Divided by a Common Language: A Guide to British and American English by Christopher Davies.