Underwriting at Lloyd’s – How underwriting began, how it is transacted today and what it’s like to underwrite in the oldest insurance market in the world

Course Outline

  • History of underwriting and how it originated
  • How business is transacted in Lloyd’s and the important part that brokers play in this
  • The underwriting room at Lloyd’s - what is it and why it is unique
  • Underwriting appetite of Lloyd’s
  • How a case is conducted at “the box”



Duncan Leask

Duncan Leask is a UK insurance leader with over 35 years of experience gained with a number of leading UK insurance companies, MGAs and brokers. Duncan now runs his own consulting business, Monuments Consultancy Ltd, which has become a trusted advisor and mentor to Brokers, MGAs, Insurtechs and their leaders. 

Duncan holds a Diploma from the Chartered Insurance Institute and works regularly around the UK.


Important Notes:

1. This FIS programme is open for enrolment from insurance practitioners only.

2. This webinar will be delivered via Zoom Cloud Meeting and you will require to have a computer either desktop or laptop, Windows/Mac, or a tablet with camera, microphone and speaker for joining the session and a stable internet connection.