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About Hiscox


Executive Directors
Chief Executive
(Aged 53)

Bronek Masojada joined Hiscox in 1993. From 1989 to 1993 he was employed by McKinsey and Co. Bronek served as a Deputy Chairman of Lloyd’s from 2001 to 2007, was a Non Executive Director of Ins-sure Holdings Limited from 2002 to 2006 and Chairman of the Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation from 2008 to 2014. He is a past President of The Insurance Institute of London and immediate Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Insurers. He is currently a member of the Board of the Association of British Insurers.

Chief Underwriting Officer
(Aged 51)

Richard Watson joined Hiscox in 1986, having previously worked for Sedgwick’s and Hogg Robinson. In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Hiscox Global Markets, the largest division of Hiscox by premium income, and was the Underwriter of Syndicate 33 from 2006 to 2009. In 2009, Richard moved to New York and served as the Chief Executive Officer for Hiscox USA for three years. He returned to London in 2012 to become Chief Underwriting Officer for the Hiscox Group.

Non Executive Directors
Independent Non-Executive Director
(Aged 59)

Lynn Carter joined Hiscox in May 2015. Lynn has 38 years’ experience in the banking industry, most recently as President of Capital One Bank. Prior to Capital One, Lynn was President of Bank of America’s Small Business Banking division, a $2.1 billion revenue business, with oversight of 110,000 business clients and 2,000 employees. Dividing her time between California and Connecticut. Lynn currently serves on the private board of American Express Centurion Bank, Phoenix House Foundation and Bankwork$ Advisory Board.

Non Executive Chairman
(Aged 63)
Robert Simon Childs

Robert Childs joined Hiscox in 1986, served as the Active Underwriter of the Hiscox Lloyd’s Syndicate 33 between 1993 and 2005, and was the Group’s Chief Underwriting Officer until February 2013. In 2012 Robert joined the Council of Lloyd’s. Robert was Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association from January 2003 to May 2005. He is a Trustee of Enham (a charity for the disabled), former Chairman of the Advisory Board of the School of Management of Royal Holloway University of London, and Chairman of The Bermuda Society.

Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee
(Aged 54)
Gunnar Stokholm

Caroline Foulger joined Hiscox in January 2013 having retired from a partnership at PwC on December 31, 2012. Until May 2012, Caroline led PwC’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice in Bermuda. Caroline is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bermuda and a member of the Institute of Directors. Caroline is a Non Executive Director of the Bank of N.T.Butterfield & Son Limited.

Independent Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Conflicts Committee
(Aged 67)
Ernst Robert Jansen

Ernst Jansen joined Hiscox in 2008. He held several Managing Director positions in the European chemical industry between 1980 and 1990. He was an Executive Director then Vice Chairman of Eureko B.V. (now Achmea BV) between 1992 and 2007 and following retirement he became an adviser to the Executive Board and is director of two investment vehicles of Achmea.

Independent Non-Executive
(Aged 59)

Anne MacDonald joined Hiscox in May 2015. Anne has held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at four different Fortune 100 companies, marketing some of the most recognisable corporate names in the world – from Citigroup and Travelers to Macy’s and PepsiCo. With an MBA from Bath University, Anne currently serves on the Board of Rentrak Corporation, the NASDAQ listed global digital media measurement and research company serving the entertainment and advertising industries.

Independent Non Executive Director
(Aged 62)

Robert (Bob) McMillan joined the Hiscox Ltd Board in December 2010. He spent 24 years with the Progressive Insurance Corporation where he served in various positions including National Director of Product Development, then claims before becoming National Director of Marketing. He led Progressive’s initiatives in multi-channel distribution, financial responsibility based rating, and immediate response claims. He has received two United States patents related to motor insurance pricing. He has lectured on business innovation at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and at the Harvard Business School. He has been a Non Executive Director of Hiscox Inc. since March 2007.

Interim Senior Independent Director and Interim Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
(Aged 65)
Gunnar Stokholm

Gunnar Stokholm joined Hiscox in 2008. He worked for Zurich Financial Services between 1995 and 2004, in a number of roles including CEO for Australia and Asian markets. He spent the majority of his career at Topdanmark Insurance and held the position of Managing Director of Topdanmark Holding from 1986 to 1995.