Julian Enoizi | The Team

Julian Enoizi - Chief Executive

Prior to joining Pool Re, Julian Enoizi was CEO of ProSight at Lloyd’s, the Goldman Sachs’ Capital Partners and TPG Capital backed entity. Previously, he was President & CEO of Argo International and, prior to joining Argo, he was President and CEO of CNA Europe, a position he held from 2005 having joined CNA in 2002 as President of its Continental European Division based in Paris. Before joining CNA, Julian held senior executive roles with AIG Europe and Chubb Insurance Company of Europe based in London, Paris and Brussels. Julian is a graduate of the Universities of Birmingham and Limoges, France. He holds an LLB (Hons) degree in Law and French Law and a Diplome D’Etudes Juridiques Francaises. He is a qualified lawyer and practiced in London, Milan and Brussels before embarking on his insurance career. Julian was formerly Chairman of the Insurance Leadership Group of the Prince’s Trust which has raised in excess of £4.5 million for charity. He also Chaired the City Forum, a group of 50 Executives under the age of 45 who work in the City of London. He was awarded Freedom of the City of London in 2010 and became a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Insurers in the same year.

Christian Wells | The Team

Christian Wells - Special Counsel

Christian has been General Counsel and Company Secretary since October 2012. His additional responsibilities include compliance and human resources. Before joining the Company he was a partner in the insurance and reinsurance group at Hogan Lovells and predecessor firms for 26 years. Christian has a BA in Law from Kingston University and is a qualified solicitor.

Rhodri Cruwys – General Counsel and Company Secretary

Rhodri is a qualified solicitor with extensive legal, corporate finance, compliance, regulatory and governance experience.

During his 20+ year career he has advised public and private companies across a number of different sectors, including financial services, media and technology. He has advised external clients on a wide range of transactions, including M&A, IPOs, Rights Issues, Management Buy-Outs and Governance Arrangements.

Most recently, prior to joining Pool Re, he worked for 8 years in the international division of a large US insurer, with Lloyd’s and London Market operations.  Here he held various positions, including Head of Legal, Head of Compliance and Governance and Head of Delegated Underwriting.  He was also a member of the senior management team and a director of a number of group companies.

Ed Butler | The Team

Ed Butler - CBE DSO Chief Resilience Officer

Ed is Chief Resilience Officer and a member of the Executive management team at Pool Re – leading the terrorism risk analysis and research team, and responsible for developing the company’s capacity and capability in understanding the terrorism threat landscape.

Ed plays a prominent role in establishing and delivering much of the company’s risk management and risk mitigation products, working alongside Steve Coates, the CUO.

Ed’s extensive experience spans over thirty five years of counter terrorism, international relations, intelligence, security and risk management. Most of which gained during 24 years on front line service with the British Army. He was privileged to command 22 SAS over 9/11 and was Commander of British Forces Afghanistan in 2006, before retiring as a Brigadier General in 2008.

He has an Honours degree in Politics and International Relations and a Masters from Cranfield University in Military Technology and Defence Studies.

Prior to joining Pool Re, Ed spent 8 years in the risk consulting sector, including roles as Head of Group Business Development at Salamanca Group and Executive Chairman of Salamanca Risk Management.

He is also a Senior Independent Advisor to EDF Energy Generation and sits on the Advisory Board of S-RM Inform.

Ian Coulman - Chief Investment Officer

Ian is an experienced investment professional with international experience and strong leadership and management skills. He possesses extensive investment knowledge of all major asset classes and a wide variety of investment products and styles in fixed income, conventional equities and alternative asset classes. He demonstrates strong strategic planning and tactical asset allocation skills and has successfully managed investment teams through market cycles and in highly volatile periods resulting in excellent client retention and organisational stability. Prior to joining Pool Re as Chief Investment Officer, Ian was Managing Director of Butterfield Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Butterfield Bank. The asset management subsidiary provided investment management services to high net worth individuals, institutions and retail clients with total assets under management of approximately $9 billion. Before joining Butterfield in 1998, Ian fulfilled a number of senior investment roles with AIG in London, Boston and Tokyo. Ian began his investment career with the private Swiss bank Lombard Odier.

Steve Coates - Chief Underwriting Officer

Steve is Chief Underwriting Officer and a member of the Executive management team at Pool Re. Steve has responsibility for all aspects of underwriting and claims, including exposure management and modelling. Prior to this, Steve spent 12 years at Allianz UK, latterly as Head of UK Property and Casualty. He also spent a year with Allianz Australia in 2005/6. Before that he worked for Independent Insurance for 10 years, ending up as UK property underwriting manager. Steve started his career with Eagle Star where he worked in a variety of commercial underwriting roles. Steve is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and is also an expert witness in insurance matters.

Peter Aves - Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Peter is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in senior financial and operational management roles. He joined Pool Re in 2009 and heads the accounting and finance function, in addition to responsibilities covering a number of operational areas including information technology. Peter qualified with Deloitte and subsequently worked in CFO or Director of Finance & Administration roles for several professional service firms, notably the strategy consultancies, Marakon Associates and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Prior to qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Peter earned a BA in Geography at the University of Exeter.

Tracey Paul - Chief Strategy and Communications Officer

Tracey joined Pool Re in Spring 2018 as Chief Strategy and Communications Officer. Tracey has more than 20 years of strategic communications experience. Most recently, Tracey served the Ministry of Housing and Local Government as Head of Stakeholders and Communication for the Grenfell Tower Building Safety Programme. Prior to this, she was Chief of Staff for Dame Louise Casey on the review of community cohesion and extremism. She has also held several senior roles in the Labour Party, most notably managing the strategic communications division during several general election campaigns and regularly briefing senior politicians.

Claire Matyus-Flynn - Communications and Events Manager

Claire joined Pool Re in 2018 as Communications and Events Manager.

Claire is an experienced digital marketing, communications and engagement specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the media and health care industry. Skilled in business planning, strategy, editorial, digital media and web design. Currently studying for a L6 Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing from CIM | The Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Chris Yeates – Communications Executive

Chris joined the Communications team in January 2018. He holds a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Literature from UCL, and a BA in English Literature from Durham University. Chris has written nine educational titles, published by Gresham Books, which are available at major retailers.

Frank Ashfield - IT Support Analyst

Frank joined Pool Re in January 2017 as an I.T Support Analyst. He has experience for Managed Service Providers for Financial Services, having had roles ranging from IT Support Engineer to Service Delivery Management. Before this, he worked at another MSP within the Charity/Third Sector industry completing an Apprenticeship in this time. His main role is to support the I.T Manager by tackling most of the daily support issues as well as liaising with Third-party providers regarding further support and services. His main experience lies within, Windows Server administration, Cisco Networking and Office365 Cloud Services.

Andrew Donaldson - Head of Special Projects

Andrew is currently embedded with Counter Terrorism Policing on matters to enhance the country’s resilience to terrorist attacks.  He joined Pool Re after a distinguished career with the police, during which he spent most of his service in counter-terrorism. Andrew then supported the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with capacity building overseas, notably in India after the Mumbai attacks, before an attachment to the Association of Chief Police Officers (Terrorism and Allied Matters) supporting the Extremism Task Force in 2013, including liaison duties in Europe. He subsequently undertook several roles with the Ministry of Defence, including official duties in the United States of America, during a time which saw the rise of Daesh and persistent terrorist threats throughout mainland Europe.

Camilla Scrimgeour - Senior Analyst

Camilla joined Pool Re as an Analyst in the Terrorism Research and Analysis team in 2016. Prior to joining Pool Re, Camilla worked as a Parliamentary Assistant in the House of Commons, and in Global Banking and Markets for HSBC in their Paris office. Camilla holds a Master’s degree in French and International Relations from the University of St Andrews, specialising in political Islam and counter-terrorism. She speaks fluent French and Spanish.

Eden Stewart – Senior Analyst

Eden joined Pool Re as an analyst on the Terrorism Research and Analysis team in October 2017. Prior to joining Pool Re, Eden worked as an intelligence analyst specialising in cybercrime. Eden holds a Master’s Degree in Security and Intelligence Studies from Brunel University, and a BA in History from the University of Leeds.

Stephen Burr - Head of Actuarial Services

Stephen is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has worked in the London market since 1994 in a variety of Roles. Prior to joining Pool Re towards the end of 2016, Stephen worked for Renaissance Re Syndicate 1458 for 6 years supporting the pricing of Insurance and Reinsurance products, developing underwriting tools and building bespoke pricing models predominantly in the US Casualty arena. Before Renaissance Re Stephen held  a number of positions within various teams at Willis Re over a period of nearly 8 years  (Capital Markets during which Willis took to market its first two Catastrophe Bonds on behalf of clients; Reinsurance Optimisation within the Analytics team; and other Structured  solutions – Stephen was a Director of Willis Structure Financial Solutions and an Approved Person). Stephen came to London following a move from a direct insurer to take up a position in Swiss Re UK’s non-life team. Stephen remained with Swiss Re for more than 7 years predominantly as a Reserving and Reporting Analyst (and later as a qualified Actuary) as well as structuring Alternative Risk Transfer Solutions. Stephen holds a degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot-Watt university and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Sarah Moore | The Team

Sarah Moore - Head of Commercial & Customer Engagement

Sarah is a Chartered Insurer and has over 20 years of industry experience gained within a branch network and head office environment, holding a variety of broker, technical underwriting and Management roles. Sarah joined Pool Re in 2013 as a Technical Manager and is now Head of the Commercial and Customer Engagement Team, focused on providing an excellent customer service across the areas of Technical (underwriting), Claims and Distribution.

Warren Haydock - Technical Manager, Claims

Warren is the Claims Manager at Pool Re, having been with the company since 2009. Warren is responsible for delivery of the company’s claims strategy, technical oversight and settlement of any terrorism claims within the UK. Having served over 30 years in the insurance claims sector, as a past claims manager for Chubb Insurance Company and qualified Loss Adjuster with various international companies Warren is a recent past President of the London Business Interruption Association.

Lisa Eley | The Team

Lisa Eley - Membership Coordinator

Lisa’s role is Membership Coordinator, within the Commercial and Customer Engagement Team. She deals with the quarterly premium declaration process, along with members queries relating to the QPDs. She also deals with internal Operational processes within the CCE team, to enable the smooth running of the membership of Pool Re. Lisa has served over 25 years in the insurance industry.

Trevor Hall – Technical Manager

Trevor joined Pool Re as a Technical Manager in March 2017. As a member of the Market Operations team Trevor has responsibility for undertaking Technical Member Reviews alongside handling any technical enquiries as received from the Pool Re Members. Prior to joining Pool Re, Trevor worked for broking firm Marsh & McLennan Companies within the National Corporate Practice in a variety of client servicing and broking roles.   He commenced his career within an underwriting environment with some major Insurers.   Trevor is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Paul Robinson - Distribution Manager

Paul is a Fellow of The Chartered Insurance Institute and also a Chartered Insurer. Paul has over 30 years’ experience initially gained in the UK regions and the London Markets and more recently in European and truly global roles. Paul started his career in underwriting before progressing into a variety of external market facing roles including Sales Manager, Trading Team Leader, Business Development Manager and Global Relationship Leader. Paul joined Pool Re in 2018 as Distribution Manager with a responsibility for developing and leading strategic relationships and raising awareness across the key distribution channels including Insurers, Brokers, insurance associations and wider business institutions including The Chambers of Commerce and The Federation of Small Business.

Margo Landells - Head of ERM

Marguerite joined Pool Re as Head of ERM in November 2018 and is responsible for the Pool Re ERM strategy delivery including areas of corporate governance and policy. Marguerite has a varied career in both second line and first line roles including contact centre operations (operational change and continuous improvement), customer services and market research.

Jonathan Cloke - Senior Investment Officer

Jonathan joined Pool Re in 2015 and works with the CIO to both monitor the existing investment managers and also to develop Pool Re’s investment strategy. Jonathan’s career began at SG Warburg where he worked for sixteen years, the majority of which was spent as a market maker. From there, Jonathan moved to Friends Provident where he worked as an international bond fund manager. Prior to joining Pool Re, Jonathan worked for fourteen years at Legal and General Investment Management where he was Head of Global Government Bonds and, latterly, a strategic client relationship manager.

Kevin Hayes - Head of Finance

Kevin joined Pool Re in 2015 and has more than 10 years’ experience within financial services, industry and practice. He is responsible for the financial management of Pool Re including statutory and regulatory reporting, financial planning and analysis and tax. He also has responsibility for the administration, reporting and compliance of the investment fund. Kevin is a CFA charterholder and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from Griffith University, Australia.

Tom Palmer – Investment Accountant

Tom is the Investment Accountant, responsible for all administration aspects of the investment funds including accounting, tax regulatory compliance and performance reporting. He is also responsible for the custodian relationships with BNY Mellon and HSBC. Tom has 4 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is an ACA qualified accountant. Tom previously earned a master’s degree in International Accounting and Financial Management from the University of East Anglia.

Patrick Fell - Finance Assistant

Patrick joined Pool Re as Finance Assistant in November 2018. He is responsible for various accounting, compliance and budgetary matters, as well as ensuring that all of the company’s suppliers are paid as debts fall due. Patrick prides himself on being approachable and helpful to all that require his assistance.

Patrick graduated from the University of Western Australia with a first degree in Accounting and Finance in March 2018, where he then began his career in professional services in Perth. It was this experience that launched his career in the UK when he moved to London in September 2018. Patrick will commence his ACCA qualification in 2019.

Whitney West -Executive Assistant

Joining us in the summer of 2017, Whitney is an Executive Assistant to Julian Enoizi CEO bringing to us 20+ years’ experience in director level corporate administration. As a dual national, she has worked for US and UK financial services companies, Lloyd’s Syndicates and hedge fund start-ups.  Whitney also co-founded and served as a Company Director and Secretary for a limited company providing financial consultancy to banking institutions.  Prior to her time in administration, she spent time as an adjunct French lecturer in the State University of New York system and classroom taught after emigrating to London in 1991 from the United States, concurrently serving as Head of  Marketing and Communications for a North London girls’ school. As an extra-curricular, she served on the Board of Directors for a homeless families project as Chair of Fundraising for ten years. An avid cook, Whitney has also achieved her Level 2 certificate from the Wines and Spirits Educational Trust dabbling in wine tasting and enjoys playing bridge and scrabble at weekends.

Ata Mineva - Receptionist

Atanaska Mineva joined Pool Re in July 2018 as Receptionist, answering calls, greeting visitors and managing the reception area and meeting rooms. Atanaska has customer-facing experience having worked as a corporate receptionist and prior to that in top-end hotel reservations roles. She also holds a bachelor degree in biology.

Ella Taswell – Office Coordinator and Executive Support

Ella Taswell joined Pool Re in June 2017 and is the Front of House Administrative Assistant, serving as first point of contact within the organisation. Ella performs a key role in the administration, smooth running of the business from day to day and deals with all incoming enquiries. She comes to us from a customer service background and has a strong affinity for Contemporary Dance