Executive team

Peter Dewey – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Peter Dewey is a member of the Board and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of AmTrust at Lloyd’s and AmTrust Underwriting Limited in July 2014. He joined AmTrust Financial Services Inc. (AFSI) in 2003 and from 2005 to 2013, was based in the United States. Prior to joining AmTrust at Lloyd’s, Peter was Chief Underwriting Officer of AmTrust’s Specialty Risk & Warranty Division and led a team of actuaries, underwriters and risk management professionals to design, rate and manage the Specialty Risk & Warranty Portfolio. From 2000 to 2003, Peter was an Underwriter with Trenwick International Limited and prior to that, he worked for an MGA as an Underwriting Manager.

Janet Helson – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Janet joined AmTrust at Lloyd’s in 2016 following their acquisition of ANV.  Her previous role in ANV was CEO of their Managing Agency where she was responsible for the management of operations within ANV’s Lloyd’s platform. Prior to this she was Director of Randall & Quilter’s Underwriting Management Division where she was engaged to develop new business opportunities, Janet brings to the role of COO over 30 years’ experience in the London insurance market.

Janice Hamilton – Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

As the CFO for AmTrust at Lloyd’s, Janice carries the responsibility for all financial planning, treasury, accounting, forecasting and regulatory compliance for the finance and accounting functions. Janice joined AmTrust through their acquisition of ANV in 2016. Before her work at ANV she had held senior auditor and assurance services positions specifically in the insurance market at Ernst & Young in London as well as Chicago. Janice is a Certified Public Accountant by the State of Illinois.

Mike Sibthorpe - Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO)

Mike is a member of the Board and was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of AmTrust at Lloyd's and AmTrust Underwriting Limited in October 2014, with oversight for the underwriting strategy of syndicates 1206, 5820, 1861 and Life syndicates 44 & 779. Prior to joining AmTrust, Mike was responsible (as Chief Executive Officer) for establishing W.R. Berkley syndicate 1967 in 2009, and subsequently its Managing Agency platform in 2012. Previously Mike was a key member of the original management team at Brit, where he became Chief Executive Officer of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit syndicate 2987. Before joining the Lloyd’s market, Mike held senior positions in the company insurance market (Eagle Star) and investment banking (CIBC, ABN, Lloyds Bank). Mike is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.