Argenta Holdings plc

  • Andrew Annandale
    Chief Executive Officer, Argenta Holdings Limited
    Andrew has spent over 20 years in the Lloyd’s insurance market and has a wide-ranging expertise in running Lloyd's businesses. He began his career as a tax specialist, working for H.M. Inspector of Taxes (now part of HMRC) and two major UK accountancy practices before joining Sedgwick Lloyd’s Underwriting Agents (“Sedgwick”), the forerunner of Argenta Private Capital Limited, a Lloyd’s members’ agency, in 1992 as head of its tax consultancy business. When limited liability structures were introduced to Lloyd’s in 1994, he became Head of Corporate Capital Development and was instrumental in the design of many of these new companies. He became Managing Director of Sedgwick in 2000.

    Sedgwick and its sister company, Sackville Syndicate Management Limited (now Argenta Syndicate Management Limited), were acquired by Argenta Holdings plc in 2004. Andrew led the capital raising, designed the structure for the new group and became Group Chief Executive Officer in 2006, a position he still holds. In addition to his Group role, Andrew joined the Board of Argenta Syndicate Management Limited as Managing Director in June 2008, relinquishing his position as Managing Director of Argenta Private Capital Limited at the same time.
  • Graham Allen
    Chief Financial Officer, Argenta Holdings Limited
    Graham qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1990, specialising in both the manufacturing and insurance sectors (including the Lloyd’s market). In 1994, Graham moved into a Lloyd’s managing agency role, where he worked closely with the underwriting teams for several syndicates, dealing with both financial and operational aspects. In 2001 he joined ASML and was appointed Finance Director in 2002.
  • Ian Maguire
    Executive Director, Argenta Holdings Limited
    Ian has over 27 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance. Since June 2011 Ian has been Active Underwriter of syndicate 2121, having joined the syndicate in 2004. He continues to hold responsibility for the property direct and facultative account and oversees the development of the syndicate’s other, predominantly short tail classes. Ian joined the Board of ASML in July 2012. Prior to joining Argenta, Ian was at Wellington Underwriting where he had responsibility for Wellington’s North American direct property facility business.