About us

Hiscox Re

We believe that reinsurance is not simply a commodity, preferring to work with our brokers and clients in constructive partnership, offering creative solutions to complex problems. Our aim is to add real value by combining technical underwriting expertise with common sense. This approach has led to the successful development of new products and alternative risk transfer solutions for clients.

Adding real value by combining technical underwriting expertise with common sense - and backed by a US$200m line size, delivering material capacity when it matters.

Hiscox Group

Hiscox Re is the reinsurance operation of the Hiscox Group, a FTSE 100 company with offices in eleven countries around the world. Hiscox has been working collaboratively on complex risks since 1901, balancing catastrophe exposed business with less volatile retail lines.


Backed by a US$200m line size we deliver material capacity when it matters.

Meet our leadership team

Mike Krefta

CEO Hiscox Re & ILS
+1 441 278 8538

Andrew Dolphin

Chief Operating Officer - Re
+44 (0)207 448 6120

Liz Breeze

Chief Financial Officer
+1 441 278 8529

Robert Caton

Group Head Underwriting Risk & Reinsurance
+44 (0)207 448 6203

Megan McConnell

Director of Underwriting - London
+44 (0)20 3321 5745

Adam Szakmary

Director of Underwriting - Bermuda
+1 441 278 8511

Louise Clark

Head of Human Resources
+44 (0)207 448 6305

Richard Lowther

Managing Principal - Hiscox Insurance Linked Strategies
+1 441 278 8523

Highly rated security

Hiscox Re is supported by two carriers – Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited and Syndicate 33 at Lloyd’s. Both of these carriers have been rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Hiscox Re is comprised of more than one hundred people including underwriting, analytics, modelling and claims functions.

Our focused and discerning underwriting approach is complemented by a commitment to world class service, and the ability to offer meaningful capacity and creative solutions.

Hiscox Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited is rated:

  • A (Excellent) A.M. Best
  • A+ (Strong) Fitch.

Syndicate 33 is rated:

  • A (Excellent) A.M. Best
  • Lloyd’s ratings – A (Excellent) A.M. Best, A+ (Strong) Fitch, A+ (Strong) Standard & Poor’s.