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QBE at Lloyd's

QBE European Operations places much of its business through its Lloyd's syndicates, offering customers choice of security and the extended global reach that Lloyd's provides.

Lloyd's is the world's leading specialist insurance market, conducting business in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. It is often the first to insure new or unusual risks and brings together an outstanding concentration of expertise, backed by excellent financial ratings.

We manage our Lloyd's activities through QBE Underwriting Limited (QUL), one of the largest managing agents at Lloyd's. QUL manages two Lloyd's syndicates: Syndicate 386 and umbrella Syndicate 2999.

Syndicate 386

Syndicate 386, which was established in 1974, is a specialist UK non-marine liability insurer led by Active Underwriter Cécile Fresneau. It writes Employers’ Liability, Professional Indemnity, Public and Product Liability in the UK and internationally.

Syndicate 2999

Syndicate 2999 was set up in 2000 and is led by joint Active Underwriters: Cécile Fresneau, Managing Director - Insurance and; Chris Killourhy, Managing Director of QBE's Reinsurance division. It comprises four trading units: Syndicate 1036, Syndicate 1886, Syndicate 5555 and Syndicate 566:

Syndicate 1036 writes worldwide Hull, Energy, Liability, Specie, Cargo, War and Political Violence business.

Syndicate 1886 writes Property Direct And Facultative, Property Binders, Political Risk, International Liability, UK and Ireland Liability, Environmental Impairment Liability, Professional and Financial Lines, Motor and Product Protection business.

Syndicate 5555 was established for the 2016 underwriting year to include QBE's participation in broker portfolio solutions.

Syndicate 566 specialises in excess of loss reinsurance business, writing Non-Marine Property, Aviation, Marine, North American and International Casualty Treaty, Worldwide and Retro, and Personal Accident business.

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Cecile Fresneau

Cecile Fresneau

Managing Director, Insurance

Christopher Killourhy

Christopher Killourhy

Managing Director, QBE Re

+44 20 7105 4579