By combining the most successful traditions of writing binding authority business with new, innovative methodologies, we are constantly looking for ways to deliver successful partnerships over the market cycle. With lead capability and expertise across a range of business segments, we are dedicated to providing best in class technology, data and analytics to provide smarter and superior decision making leading to performance enhancing solutions for our clients. We want our partners to have these same beliefs, values and goals. This will allow us all to deliver better products and results for our clients.
Treat people as you wish to be treated and ensure everyone is equally valued.
Engage in constructive debate and strive to find ways to be better
Strive to make a positive difference for colleagues and clients alike
Be brave and accountable for the decisions you make
Meet our team
Chief Executive Officer
Adam founded Satinwood in August 2020. He began working in North American property binders in 2007 at Brit Insurance where he spent 6 years before he joined Aegis London as an Assistant Underwriter. Adam left Aegis in 2020 where he headed up their North American Property Binding Authority team.
Chief Data Analyst
James joined Satinwood from Axis where he was Senior Data Analyst for the syndicate. He has over 15 years of experience, primarily in North American Property Binders, and is a recipient of the prestigious Insurance Times Technology Award for “Most Innovative Use of Data” (2014).
Matt joined Satinwood in October 2022 as Senior Underwriter. He began working in North American Property Binders in 2012 at Canopius Group, where he spent 7 years before joining AEGIS London as an Underwriter for their Property Binders team in 2019.
Jemima joined Satinwood in April 2021 after graduating from University of Exeter with Geography Honours (2:1). She has previously gained experience working at RMS and Instech London, and has joined Satinwood as a Junior Data Analyst and Underwriting Assistant
Diogo Gomes dos Santos
Diogo joined Satinwood in February 2022 after graduating from Imperial College London with First-Class Honours in Mathematics. With a background in data science and programming, alongside experience communicating data from private tutoring, he joined Satinwood as a Data Scientist.
Underwriting Data Assistant
Recent MSc graduate from Newcastle University, Tendai has previous experience as an Underwriting Data Assistant/Analyst within the insurance industry. Skilled in technical and analytical problem-solving, with a strong foundation in both computer science and law.
John has accumulated 45 years of experience and expertise in the insurance and reinsurance market. Having been joint CEO of RK Carvill, John joined Willis Re in 2009 until he retired in 2017 as Global CEO.
Head of Claims, Beat 4242
Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience handling claims in the Lloyd’s market, with a particular focus on Binding Authority business and over this time has overseen the market response to some of the market’s largest catastrophe losses. Jonathan currently co-chairs the LMA Delegated Authority Claims Group.
Katie has had a 10+ year career in the London insurance market. Until 2017, Katie worked at a Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. subsidiary, NewLine, as a personal assistant and began her career in 2002 with Dial Ltd.
HazardHub is your insurance policy against property risk. Air. Fire. Water. Earth. Man-Made. HazardHub is the only third-generation provider of property-level hazard risk databases spanning the most dangerous perils in the United States. HazardHub translates huge amounts of geospatial digital data into easy-to-understand answers.
Lloyd’s Lab alumni, Inari is a cloud-based API-first platform harnessing Blockchain, Data and ML to deliver a digital-first experience in underwriting, binder management, exposure, and portfolio monitoring. A modular and flexible data model that delivers the business needs under a user-friendly front-end.
Beat is a long-duration venture capital investor exclusively focused on the insurance industry backing world class underwriters with start-up funding, infrastructure, risk capital and experienced guidance and support.
Acquired in 2018, Beat 4242 underwrites specialist (re)insurance at Lloyd’s of London and also acts as a Beat consortium leader, managing predominantly short tail product portfolios. As a Beat 4242 led consortium, Satinwood benefits from the financial strength of Lloyd’s.
Beat 4242 is managed by Asta, the leading third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, responsible for multiple Lloyd’s syndicates, special purpose arrangements and MGA clients. Satinwood is able to leverage the best in class legal, compliance and claims resources of both Asta and 4242.