We believe having the right team is crucial to our culture and business.

 

Huw Jones
CEO Lancashire Insurance (US)
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Huw Jones
CEO Lancashire Insurance (US)
Huw Jones was previously Group Head of Specialty Insurance at Lancashire. Prior to that, he spent 18 years at Catlin / XL Catlin / Axa XL, where he held the position of Global Head of Energy, including a two-year stint in the U.S. His career in the insurance industry also includes 13 years at RSA, where he managed the energy and marine portfolio.
Chris Curtin
Senior Vice President – US Property
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Chris Curtin
Senior Vice President – US Property
Chris joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC in September 2023 and is responsible for driving strategy and overall P&L for the US excess and surplus lines property business. Chris has over 25 years’ of market experience in the brokerage and underwriting space. Prior to joining Lancashire, Chris was Head of U.S. Property at Everest Insurance, and has also held senior property roles at AIG and as a property broker with Aon & Integro Insurance Brokers. Chris earned his BA in Political Science from Loyola University in Maryland.
Brian Quinn
Senior Vice President – Energy Casualty
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Brian Quinn
Senior Vice President – Energy Casualty
Brian joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC in June 2023 and is responsible for driving strategy and managing overall P&L for the U.S. excess and surplus lines energy casualty business. Brian has over 12 years’ of market experience managing national wholesale brokerage relationships, writing both primary and excess liability for upstream, midstream, and downstream energy sectors. Prior to joining Lancashire, Brian was Senior Underwriter at AXA XL on the North America energy casualty team, and also held underwriting roles at XL Catlin and Energi Insurance, a Massachusetts based specialty MGA. Brian earned his BA in Economics from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.
Richard Day, FCAS
Chief Actuary Lancashire Insurance (US)
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Richard Day, FCAS
Chief Actuary Lancashire Insurance (US)
Richard is the Chief Actuary of Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC and a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Prior to joining Lancashire, Richard was Head of Energy Actuarial at AIG working across both pricing and reserving. He previously was Head of Energy Property and Liability Pricing at Axa XL and has worked across a wide variety of property, casualty and specialty classes.
Dee Torgerson
Vice President – US Property
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Dee Torgerson
Vice President – US Property
Dee joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC as a Vice President in December 2023. Prior to joining Lancashire, Dee was a Vice President, Senior Underwriter, Team Lead Production with Swiss Re. Dee brings over 40 years experience in the insurance industry having held various underwriting and leadership positions with Lexington and The Hartford. Dee received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communications from California State University at Northridge and holds an Associate in Risk Management designation.
Erika Kean
Vice President – US Property
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Erika Kean
Vice President – US Property
Erika joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC as a Vice President in December 2023. Prior to joining Lancashire, Erika was a Vice President and Senior Underwriter at Swiss Re. Over the course of her 20 year career, Erika has held various positions at Everest Insurance, Partner Re, GenStar, AIG and XL Re. Erika received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Fairfield University and holds Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Associate in Surplus Lines and Associate in Commercial Underwriting designations.
Wade Kotria
Vice President – Energy Casualty
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Wade Kotria
Vice President – Energy Casualty
Wade joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC as a Vice President on the energy casualty team in February 2024. Prior to joining Lancashire, Wade was a Senior Underwriter at Allied World Assurance Company underwriting energy casualty business. Over the course of his 10-year career, Wade has held various positions in the insurance industry including: Primary Casualty Underwriter for Hallmark Financial; Senior Adjuster for Engle Martin; Independent Catastrophe Adjuster, National Sales Manager for Sedgwick; and Casualty Wholesale Broker for Southwest Risk Insurance. Prior to getting into Insurance, Wade served three deployments during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom with the United States Navy as a Primary Flight Control Tower Supervisor.
Christian Teichman
Vice President – Energy Casualty
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Christian Teichman
Vice President – Energy Casualty
Christian joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC as a Vice President on the Energy Casualty team in February 2024. Prior to joining Lancashire, Christian was a Senior Underwriter at Skyward Specialty Oil & Gas. Over the course of his 29-year career in the insurance industry, Christian’s focus has been underwriting casualty lines with an emphasis on oil and gas. He is based in Texas and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from University of Texas Arlington.
Jack Colegate
Aggregate Modeler
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Jack Colegate
Aggregate Modeler
Jack joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC at the start of 2024 as an Aggregate Modeler. Jack has been working at Lancashire in the UK since August 2018, holding various positions across the terrorism, treaty and upstream energy lines of business in both the exposure management and underwriting teams. Jack received First Class Honors in his Bachelor of Science degree in Math from the University of Sheffield.
Kaela Nikodem
Underwriting Assistant
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Kaela Nikodem
Underwriting Assistant
Kaela joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC in February 2024 as an Underwriting Assistant within the U.S. Property Team. Prior to joining Lancashire, Kaela was a property broker at Marsh for three years. Kaela worked as an intern at RT Specialty while earning her BA in Communication at the University of New Hampshire.
Frank Noschese
Underwriting Assistant
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Frank Noschese
Underwriting Assistant
Frank joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC in February 2024 and will be responsible for supporting property underwriters quote and binding business. Frank has worked in the excess and surplus market for over eight years within the underwriting space. Prior to joining Lancashire, Frank was a Senior Underwriting Assistant at General Star Management Company and worked at Navigators, Inc. Frank earned his BS in Business Administration and Management from Southern Connecticut State University in Connecticut.
Kelly Belloise
Underwriting Assistant
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Kelly Belloise
Underwriting Assistant
Kelly joined Lancashire Insurance (US) LLC in March 2024 and is responsible for supporting casualty underwriters’ quote and binding business. Prior to joining Lancashire, Kelly was a Risk Management Insurance Analyst for a major public transportation company. Other experience during her seven years in the industry include property and casualty sales at Liberty Mutual and excess and surplus lines underwriting at Westchester, A Chubb Company. She has a BA in Communications from Iona University in New York.