Specialist Underwriters
matching Capital to Risk

42underwriting
facilities

07offices
worldwide

100+staff and
underwriters

30+specialist
product lines

We are a dynamic underwriting services organisation that matches specialist risk to capital through our well-developed global distribution network. We take a flexible, collaborative approach to underwriting, working with the broker to meet their client’s insurance and reinsurance needs. This approach has allowed us to rapidly expand our business and we now have 16 underwriting teams across 7 international locations.

About Pioneer

About Pioneer

At Pioneer, we do things differently. We encourage entrepreneurialism
in the approach we take to developing risk solutions.

We manage in excess of £300m in premiums and have TOBAs with over 150 London and overseas brokers and nationwide distribution capability across the US.

Each of our business classes are individually backed by A- or better rated carriers and follow the Pioneer Underwriters ethos of tailored solutions backed by excellent customer service.

Our Business

We offer a wide range of quality products to match global risks.
  Pioneer operates at a global level with our underwriting teams matching risk
from our diverse range of brokers and clients to our broad capital base.

Pioneer’s robust operational platform of highly experienced and knowledgeable underwriters provides exceptional access to a wide range of specialist insurance risks via well established distribution networks.  We seek to offer service excellence, built on a culture of discipline, collaboration and agility where our clients can rely on us to provide risk solutions that meet their specific needs.

Our capital partners back our ability to source specialist business that is aligned to their strategic initiatives and philosophical approach to risk. Pioneer is a highly differentiated business, we understand market transformation and react to change rapidly which puts us a step ahead of the competition.
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Latest News

Pioneer adds strength to Marine team with appointment of Turner

27-Nov-2019

Pioneer adds strength to Marine team with appointment of Turner

Pioneer Underwriters (“Pioneer”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Philip Turner as a specie underwriter within the Marine Specialty team, effective 02 December 2019. He will be based in London and will report to Andy Corton, Head of M..

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Strategic update

15-Nov-2019

Strategic update

Pioneer Underwriters (“Pioneer”) has completed a wide ranging exercise to examine optimal strategic and capital options for 2020 and beyond. Pioneer’s core operations, the underwriting services business (MGA), has been remediated to provide incre..

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Pioneer Renewable Energy team expands with the appointment of Sam Bishop

05-Sep-2019

Pioneer Renewable Energy team expands with the appointment of Sam Bishop

Pioneer Underwriters (“Pioneer”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Bishop as an Underwriter in its Renewable Energy team. He is based in London and reports to Warren Diogo, Head of Renewable Energy at Pioneer. Sam brings ten years..

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Hazel Beveridge appointed as Chief Actuary at Pioneer

03-Sep-2019

Hazel Beveridge appointed as Chief Actuary at Pioneer

Pioneer Underwriters (“Pioneer”) today announces that it has appointed Hazel Beveridge as Chief Actuary, effective 01 September 2019. She reports to Andrew McMellin, CEO of Pioneer and will join the Executive Committee. Hazel brings over 20 y..

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Global Offices

UK

London
T: +44 (0)20 7480 0367
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US

New York
T: +1 646 923 9920
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Atlanta
T: +1 (404) 937 1045
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Philadelphia
T: +1 646 923 9920
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Seattle
T: +1 206 395 2023
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EUR

Zurich
T: +41 43 210 3582
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Brussels
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