President - Reg Brown

Reg Brown is a Bachelor of Law. He obtained his Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1964 and became a Fellow in 1967, is a Freeman of the City of London and a member of the Worshipful Company of Insurers.

He started his Insurance career in 1959 with the Reliance Fire and Accident and joined the FAI Insurance Group in 1966 becoming London branch manager in 1969. In 1976 he moved into Lloyd's, joining Frank Barber & Others as a specialist liability underwriter.

He was appointed Deputy Underwriter on the formation of Syndicate 702 in 1977 and in June 1984 was appointed Underwriter of the Syndicate. He stepped down as Underwriter in June 2000. Reg was also Director of Octavian Syndicate Management Limited (a Terra Nova Group company) and its successor company Markel Syndicate Management Ltd and Pool Reinsurance Limited.

He is a former Chairman of Lloyd's Underwriters' Non-Marine Association Limited and was a member of Lloyd's Regulatory Board in 1999 and 2000. He was President of the Insurance Institute of London for 1994/5 and served as Chairman of the Chartered Insurance Institute Examiners' Committee from 1995 to 1998. In October 1999 he was elected President of the Chartered Insurance Institute for the year to September 2000.

Now a Past President of the CII and former Chairman of its Nominations and Remuneration Committee, Past President of the British Insurance Law Association, a former director of Kiln Plc., Kiln Underwriting Ltd., PRI Group Plc., Professional Risks Insurance Ltd., MCIS Ltd., C J Coleman & Co. Ltd. and the Financial Services National Training Organisation.

Married with a daughter and son, Reg's other interests include deltiology, playing badminton, watching Arsenal, travel and spending weekends away with his wife, Shirley.