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Board of Directors

Harold Michael Clunie Cunningham

Non-executive Chairman
Harold Michael Clunie Cunningham

Michael Cunningham has worked in the Investment Management business for over 25 years, within Rathbones he was an Investment Director with responsibility for the AIM focused Venture Capital Trusts. Michael is a member of the nomination and remuneration committee and the audit committee.

Nigel Hanbury

Chief Executive
Nigel Hanbury

Nigel Hanbury joined Helios Underwriting plc as Chief Executive at the beginning of October 2012 and is responsible for the Company’s leadership and strategic direction and growth. Nigel joined Lloyd’s in 1979 as an external member and became a Lloyd’s broker in 1982. He later moved to the Members’ Agency side latterly becoming Chief Executive and then Chairman of Hampden Members Agency. He serves on the board of the Association of Lloyd’s Members and was elected to the Council of Lloyd’s for the “Working Names” constituency twice serving on that body between 1999 and 2001 and then 2005 to 2008, as well as participating on the Market Board and other Lloyd’s committees. In December 2009 he ceased being Chairman of Hampden but in 2011 acquired a majority stake in HIPCC, a Guernsey cell Company, formerly wholly owned by Hampden Plc.

Arthur Roger Manners

Finance Director
Arthur Roger Manners

Arthur Manners is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years' experience in the insurance industry. Since June 2015 he has been acting as a consultant to the Company and his recent appointment as Finance Director of Helios Underwriting plc is on a part-time basis as he is also Finance Director and Compliance Officer for insurance consultancy Total Risk Solutions (London) Limited, Non-executive Director of Gemini Insurance Brokers (Hong Kong) Limited and Chairman of the Trustees of Beazley Furlonge Pension Scheme. Prior to holding these positions, Arthur Manners was on the senior management team (including acting as Finance Director and Group Company Secretary) at London Stock Exchange listed insurer Beazley Group plc.

Jeremy Richard Holt Evans

Non-executive Director
Jeremy Richard Holt Evans

Jeremy Evans joined Minories Underwriting Agencies in 1993, which was subsequently transferred to Aberdeen Underwriting Advisers Limited, with specific responsibility for its corporate capital plans, including the development of a conversion scheme for existing members. He is the CEO of Nomina Plc as well as being a director of Hampden Capital Plc and Hampden Holdings Ltd.

Andrew Christie

Non-executive Director
Andrew Christie

Andrew is a founding partner of corporate finance advisory firm, Smith Square Partners and has nearly 30 years' experience in corporate finance. Prior to Smith Square Partners, he was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse Europe and prior to that he was head of investment banking in Asia Pacific for Credit Suisse First Boston and Barclays de Zoete Wedd. Andrew is a nonexecutive director of FTSE 250 company, Elementis plc. Andrew is chairman of the nomination and remuneration committee and the audit committee.

Edward Fitzalan Howard, Duke of Norfolk

Non-executive Director
Jeremy Richard Holt Evans

Edward Fitzalan-Howard was educated at Oxford and in 1979 he set up an energy company, Sigas, which he sold in 1988 before starting Parkwood, a waste management business which he sold to Viridor in 2002. Since then his main focus has been the building up of his family estates. He has previously been a Member of Lloyds. Edward is a member of the nomination and remuneration committee and the audit committee.