Chubb in the UK

Meet the team

New appointments and people news

Anthony Pollen

Environmental Underwriter

Anthony Pollen joins Chubb as an Environmental Risk Underwriter, reporting in to Jane Anderson. Anthony is responsible for underwriting new business and renewals, in addition to promoting awareness of Chubb’s Environmental product in the market.

Prior to Chubb Anthony graduated with a first class degree in Geography from Manchester University. He went on to work at Zurich Insurance where he completed the General Management Graduate Scheme – gaining experience in the London market as a Real Estate Underwriter and Marine Claims Handler. He specialised in Real Estate underwriting for eight months before joining Chubb.

Joe Lawrence

Environmental Senior Underwriter

Joe joined Chubb in March 2019 as a Senior Environmental Underwriter, reporting to Jane Anderson the UK & I Environmental Risk Manager. Joe is responsible for underwriting primarily complex insurance programmes and managing some of the team’s major renewals.

Prior to Chubb Joe worked as a Broker within the Willis Towers Watson Global Environmental Practise, placing insurance for a wide range of multinational industry types and financial institutions.  Prior to Willis Towers Watson Joe spent six years at AIG as an Environmental Underwriter.  

Sandrine Conti

Business Development Executive UK A&H Affinity team

Sandrine joined Chubb UK as Business Development Executive, reporting to Emma Bennett the Head of Affinity, Accident & Health team. In her new role Sandrine will drive the team’s growth target by focusing on building the pipeline and expanding on our existing partner and client network both through broker and direct relationships.

Sandrine has relocated to London from Switzerland where she held a previous role in Chubb as Regional Manager of Romandie and has had great success expanding the broker/partner network through Property, Casualty, FL, Cyber, Marine and A&H.  Sandrine has a broad knowledge and experience in international insurance programs and also held roles in Mexico and France in both an Underwriting and Corporate Broker distribution capacity.

Sian Rolfe

Media Practice Manager UK & Ireland

Sian Rolfe joined Chubb Insurance in May 2016 and has nearly 20 years’ experience in the commercial insurance sector and in various roles, specialising in commercial insurance.  She has worked as both a commercial underwriter and product development manager.  In January this year, Sian assumed responsibility for leading and developing the new Media Industry Practice (IP).  In her new role, Sian will be responsible for expanding the Media IP business by bringing together Chubb’s specialist capabilities in underwriting, claims management and multinational servicing onto one client-focused media proposition.

Sian is currently based in London but her duties cover the whole of UK & Ireland

Jonathan Kennett

Head of Financial Institutions, Uk and Ireland and Chubb Global Markets

Following the restructuring of the Financial Institutions business in the UK , Jonathan Kennett has been appointed as Head of Financial Institutions for Chubb European Group SE - UK & Ireland, and Chubb Global Markets.

Chubb recently merged Chubb Global Markets and Chubb Company Financial Institution underwriting teams to form a single team which will be led by Jonathan. This restructuring will enable the seamless delivery of Chubb’s Financial Institutions offering focused around broker and customer needs. The availability of Syndicate and Company capacity and underwriting appetite remains unchanged. 

Chubb globally is one of the largest writers of financial lines products for financial institutions and is a market leader; writing in the UK across its branch network and via Chubb Global Markets.

Previously Jonathan was Financial Institutions Manager for UK&I. He has a broad knowledge and depth of experience across the financial institutions business. He joined Chubb in 2017, prior to which he has held a number of senior leadership roles.