Chris Sharp

Active Underwriter

Chris originally joined the (re)insurance market in 2002, in the North American Property Treaty Team of Aspen. Since then, he has been part of the founding underwriting team at Ark 4020/3902 and Dale 1729, leading underwriting and exposure management teams across multiple underwriting disciplines. He has a degree from Merton College, Oxford, an MBA from Bayes Business School and holds an ACII.

Leah Rose

General Counsel & Claims Director

Leah is a practising solicitor, holds an ACII and has 18 years’ legal and insurance experience in the London market. She has worked in and led in-house legal teams and has enjoyed notable success in the management of large and notable claims on a global scale. She has worked for Ark and Brit, contributed to the operational set up of Ki Syndicate and has breadth of experience across corporate and commercial law, and legal risk in underwriting and claims.

Ben Ormerod

Chief Data Officer

Ben joined HRP Syndicate 2689 to develop the syndicate’s data strategy and management information capabilities. He originally joined the insurance market in 2009, working at Ark 4020/3902 before moving to Dale 1729 as the BI and IT Manager. He has first-hand experience of delivering high quality data solutions and IT projects.

Alice Gilbert

Syndicate Analyst

Alice began her insurance career in 2014 on the Lloyd’s of London Apprenticeship scheme, where she gained a well-rounded experience of the London Insurance Market. In 2016, she joined Dale Underwriting Partners as an Underwriting Assistant on the North American Property Treaty Team, and was promoted to Assistant Underwriter in 2020. Alice holds an DipCII and is working towards an ACII.

Stephen Harris

Group Chief Executive Officer, Hampden Group

Stephen is Hampden Group CEO and a director of the service company, Hampden Syndicate Services Ltd and the Syndicate Board. He provides oversight and strategic planning on behalf of Hampden Plc., Hampden Group’s Lloyd’s investments holding company. He works with the HRP executive team and Asta to ensure the Syndicate meets its strategic performance goals, and liaises with other group companies on capital support and opportunities.