We provide a range of cover for owners and financiers of aircraft including airline all risks, contingent aviation, AV52 war liability and aviation war as well as product liability for the world’s leading manufacturers.  We also cover pre-launch, transit and launch risk for satellite manufacturers and operators in our Aerospace book.  The team prides itself on the level of service provided and the flexibility in meeting our client’s needs.

Our team

  • Key contact
    Jamie Cann

    Jamie is Head of Aviation and Space at Fidelis MGU. Jamie joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 after almost 14 years at Liberty Specialty Markets, 12 of which as an underwriter in the Aviation team.  Jamie has experience in both Airline and General Aviation and prior to joining Liberty, spent 5 years at Aon where we was a Market Security Analyst.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6087, +44 7885 470 435

  • Richard Coulson

    Richard is Deputy Group CUO and CEO of Insurance at Fidelis MGU. Rich Coulson joined Fidelis Insurance in 2015. With fifteen years of insurance industry experience, including both underwriting and broking, Rich joined Fidelis from RK Harrison, where he was Executive Director of Political Risk, Structured Credit and Surety. His early career was spent at MMC Capital and Marsh, where he focused on structuring alternative risk transfer, and captive solutions. After Marsh, Rich spent three years at Hiscox underwriting the company’s space and satellite and offshore energy books – winning the Hiscox Award for Innovation whilst there, before returning to broking and serving as a partner at JLT, specialising in Credit and Political Risk. Rich was elected a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Insurers and Chartered Institute of Risk Management eleven years ago and during his career has also won the IRM Award for Risk Analysis excellence and an ABI Young Insurer of the Year award – recognising his work on developing innovative new products within the insurance industry. Rich is a member of the Executive Committee.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6072

  • Simon Crone

    Simon is Head of Partnership Underwriting and EEA CUO at Fidelis MGU. Simon joined Fidelis Insurance in 2019 from AmTrust where he was the Chief Underwriting Officer for the Mortgage & Credit division. Simon has over 20 years of experience in insurance in a variety of roles ranging from underwriting to operations to project management. Previously he was at General Electric and Genworth Financial. Simon holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 7710 513217

  • Abigail Wilkins

    Abi is Head of Airlines at Fidelis MGU. Abi joined Fidelis Insurance in 2021 as an Assistant Underwritier in the Aviation team. Abi previously worked at Piiq Risk Partners as an Account Manager where she handled Airline, Aerospace and GA clients. Prior to this, Abi worked at Antares where she was involved in the underwriting process and negotiations across the entire Aviation portfolio including, Airline, Aerospace, Hull War, Satellite and GA business, and was responsible for underwriting both Airline and Aerospace accounts.  

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6001, +44 7909 351 286

  • Savannah Thompson

    Savannah is Head of Political Risk at Fidelis MGU. Savannah joined Fidelis Insurance in 2017. She has worked across all Bespoke & Specialty Lines of the business, as well as Property Reinsurance, specifically in North America. Savannah graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2017 with a Master’s degree in Violence, Terrorism & Security.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 203 846 6091, +44 7824 811 130

  • Gary Redmond

    Gary is Head of Terrorism at Fidelis MGU. Gary Redmond joined Fidelis Insurance in 2020 from Zurich where he worked in New Business Underwriting dealing primarily with Property & Casualty lines. Prior to this he worked for Aon in their Global Inwards Team where he held a position on their EMEA Board of “Millennials”. He graduated from DIT with a BA in International Business & Chinese Language.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +353 1 566 8097, +353 87 172 8009

  • Mark Noble

    Mark is an Underwriter at Fidelis MGU. Mark joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022 as an Underwriter.  Prior to Fidelis Insurance, he worked at Liberty Specialty Markets for 14 years as Senior Underwriter on the Aviation War account.  Mark is a graduate from the University of Durham and a Chartered Insurer.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 734 209 7427

  • Sinéad Cunningham 

    Sinéad an Assistant Underwriter at Fidelis MGU. Sinéad Cunningham joined Fidelis Insurance in June 2021 as an Underwriting Assistant. Prior to this, Sinéad worked at AXIS Capital in Dublin as an Underwriting and Operations Intern. Sinéad graduated from the University of Limerick in 2021 with a Bachelor of Business Studies honours degree with a major in Risk Management and Insurance.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone:  +353 1 566 8020

  • Toby Felton

    Toby is an Assistant Underwriter at Fidelis MGU. Toby joined Fidelis Insurance in November 2021 as an underwriting assistant in the Aviation team. Prior to joining Fidelis Insurance, he spent 2 and a half years at a Brokerage, working across a range of lines and gaining experience in the insurance industry.

    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: +44 7500 515 501

  • Cathal Ruane

    Cathal is an Underriting Assistant at Fidelis MGU. Cathal joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Prior to joining Fidelis, Cathal worked in the renewals team at Arachas Corporate Brokers. Cathal holds an honours degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Limerick.   

    Email: [email protected]

  • Conor Pearson

    Conor is an Underwriting Assistant at Fidelis MGU. Conor joined Fidelis Insurance in 2022. Prior to Fidelis Insurance, he worked for Axis Capital as a control operations and DUA intern. Conor graduated from the University of Limerick with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Insurance and Risk Management.

    Email: [email protected]

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