Stuart is managing director of Barbican Protect Limited.
Stuart joined Barbican Insurance Group in 2009, most latterly as divisional manager for UK property & casualty. Prior to this, Stuart spent 5 years as client relationships manager at ACE Europe.
Stuart began his career at General Accident in 1984, moving through New Zealand Insurance and then AIG, where he progressed from property underwriter to become property manager. In 1995 Stuart joined Royal & SunAlliance in 1995 as fire underwriting manager progressing to manager for global and risk managed development. In 2001 he moved to AON as new business and development director, with both a client-facing and strategic management role.
Martin brings over 35 years of insurance experience to the role. Most recently, he was underwriting manager at Mitsui Sumitomo, where he headed up the UK and Ireland property strategic business unit for Syndicate 3210 and was head of Underwriting for the UK and Ireland regional P&C business. Prior to this, he was head of mid-corporate risks at AXA Commercial Lines, working at the firm from 2010 to 2014, and European underwriting director at CNA Europe, between 2007 and 2010. During his extensive career, he has also held senior roles at AIG Europe (UK) Limited and Sun Alliance.
In addition, Martin currently serves as a member of the Property Committee of the Insurance Institute of London. He is also a past president of the London Business Interruption Association and a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Insurers.