Leadership Team

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We have a highly experienced management team, supported by an extremely skilled workforce.

Our Capita Managing Agency (CMA) leadership team is responsible for the strategy and direction of the business:

Sarah Wilton

Independent Non-Executive
Chair of the Board

Sarah has extensive senior executive experience in due diligence, post-acquisition integration, acquisitions, disposals, IPO and other capital transactions – in the UK, Europe and US.

David Hope

Independent Non-Executive Director

David’s previous roles include Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Torus Insurance, President, Marine and Energy, and Chief Executive Officer of Navigators London from…

Ken Curtis

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ken is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ insurance market experience.  He joined the CMA Board as a Non-Executive Director in January 2020.  Prior to this, Ken held the position of Director of Finance…

Iain Bremner

Independent Non-Executive Director

Iain Bremner is a widely experienced insurance professional with over 33 years’ FCCA qualified service. He has held board executive positions for most of this time, including being CEO or Managing Director…

Simon Sykes

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to Capita, Simon spent five years at Vibe Syndicate Management Ltd and Plus Risk Ltd as the Director of Underwriting Operations and Chairman. He’s held senior operational roles at Alterra at…

Phil Smith

Managing Director

Phil has over 35 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s and London insurance markets, with extensive experience in insurance third party management services, Schemes of Arrangement, prudential regulation…

Peter Laws

Risk & Compliance Director

Peter has worked as a Senior Compliance Officer in the London Market since 2005 and in Lloyd’s managing agents since 2011.  He has specialised in third-party syndicate management, gaining…

Jenny Hummerston

Director of Underwriting

Jenny has over 30 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s Insurance Market, including ten years underwriting, before moving to roles relating to underwriting management and operations. Prior to Capita…

Rob Saxon

Head of Underwriting Management

With a core background in exposure management, Rob’s role is to oversee the underwriting functions of our managed Syndicates, both live and run-off.  Prior to joining Capita in 2017, Rob gained…

Karma Coogans

Finance Director

Karma is a chartered accountant with 15 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s Insurance Market. This has included a range of roles involving technical accounting, financial planning and analysis, regulatory…

Robert Bunbury

Chief Actuary

Robert is a Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries and a Chartered Management Accountant with 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Capita, he spent four years with…

Richard Montague-Fuller

Chief Financial Officer

Richard has worked in Finance for over 25 years and been a Finance Director for more than 10 years. The last 5 years at Capita has included working across a broad portfolio of businesses; including Insurance…

Capita Commercial Insurance Services (CCIS)

Paul Wooldridge

Managing Director of Capita Commercial Insurance Services (CCIS)

Paul is a senior client relationship and operations director with a proven track record of operational delivery and transformational change within a number of operational areas. Paul has extensive…

Kath Gioiosa

Managing Director of London Market Services (part of CCIS)

Previously Operations Director of Underwriting Services. Kath has extensive knowledge of the business and wider industry and has been with Capita Speciality Insurance Services since 2000, holding…

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