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Robert Childs (1951-)

Posted on 20/07/2012

Robert Childs

BA History, 1973 Bedford College and Honorary Fellow

Director of Underwriting at the insurance group Hiscox plc, the UK's leading specialist insurer. In addition, he is also Chairman of Hiscox USA and Chief Executive of Hiscox Bermuda. He was previously Managing Director of Hiscox Global Markets and Active Underwriter of the Hiscox Lloyd's Syndicate 33, one of Lloyds' largest syndicates. As Chairman of the Lloyd's Market Association from 2003-05 he championed reform and was instrumental in efforts to progress the modernisation of the Lloyd's market, including preparation for new regulation changes under the Financial Services Authority. Robert was also Chairman of Royal Holloway’s School of Management Advisory Board from 2004-11.


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