Brit Global Specialty

Claims Excellence

At Brit, we don’t treat claims as a ‘process’; we see every claim as an opportunity to help customers move forward with their lives.

Management Team

Sheel Sawhney

Group Head of Claims

+44 (0)20 3857 0044 | Email

Neil Owen

Head of Claims Reinsurance

+44 (0)20 3857 0199 | Email

Douglas Smith

Head of Claims Specialist Liability

+44 (0)20 3857 0202 | Email

Mike Barry

Head of Claims Short Tail and Energy

+44 (0)20 3857 0237 | Email

Marko Ninkovic

Head of Claims Marine, Energy and Aviation

+44 (0)20 3857 0415 | Email

Marie Hill

Head of Claims Professional Lines

+44 (0)20 3857 0033 | Email

James Manners-Wood

Head of Claims Specialty Lines

+44 (0)20 3857 0101 | Email

A collaborative approach

Our team is highly experienced at both senior and adjuster levels, and has successfully managed claims arising from some of the market’s most challenging events. We know when to fast track the simple things – and how best to address more complex issues. 

Our claims professionals work closely with our underwriters. It’s this collaborative approach that gives us real insight into the risks that our clients face, enabling us to tailor our responses appropriately.

During 2017 our claims team managed over $1.2bn in reserves on claims and dealt with catastrophe claims of over $500m earning a reputation for honouring our commitments swiftly and fairly.

Accident & Health



Casualty Treaty


Directors' & Officers'


Financial Institutions

Global Property

Legal Expenses


UK & International Professional Indemnity

North American Professional Liability

Property Facilities

Property Treaty

Specialist Liability

War & Terrorism

Property Treaty

Global Cyber, Privacy & Technology

Healthcare Liability

RiverStone Insurance Limited – formerly Brit Insurance Limited