Our People

The directors and staff at Oilfield bring to the insurance market a wealth of knowledge and experience together with efficient business practices. Please feel free to contact any of the individuals listed below who will be pleased to help you.

Paul Munday

Paul Munday has underwritten a worldwide energy portfolio for over 30 years and was formerly President and Head of Underwriting at International General Insurance Company Limited (I.G.I), an A- rated Bermudian carrier. Prior to this Paul headed up the energy underwriting for the Commercial Union in the London Company and Lloyd’s markets.

Ben Holborow

Ben Holborow has over sixteen years’ experience in the energy insurance market as both a broker and underwriter, including four and a half years in the Middle East. Before joining OOUL, Ben was the Vice President of Energy at I.G.I and prior to this worked at Agnew Higgins Pickering and Company Limited for 8 years.

Nicola Youngman

Nicola Youngman joined OOUL in January 2011 having been employed within the London insurance market for over 25 years. Nicola has a wide-ranging knowledge of the Lloyd’s and company markets gained through various technical, analytical and management roles. She is responsible for managing the information requirements of the company, the production of management reports, the analysis of Lloyd’s and company data and the development and oversight of IT systems.

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson BA (Hons), MA is our accountant, compliance officer and company secretary. He has over 35 years’ experience within the Lloyd’s and London insurance markets, having worked for brokers, coverholders, managing agents and a Lloyd’s corporate vehicle.

James Spalding

James Spalding has worked at OOUL since its inception, managing the company’s aggregations and also working closely with Paul Munday and Ben Holborow on the underwriting side. Prior to this, James worked for OOUL’s sister company OIAL as an assistant underwriter.

William Munday

William Munday provides general underwriting, administration and aggregation support. Prior to joining OOUL, William spent six months at Newman Martin and Buchan working in the Energy and Specialty departments.

Rachel Butler

Rachel Butler joined OOUL in October 2013 as the company’s Claims Manager. Rachel has over 25 years of experience in the London and International insurance markets and brings a wealth of claims knowledge to the company. Rachel was previously Senior Vice President Operations with IGI and prior to that held senior claims positions with London market insurers.

Charlotte Rayment

Charlotte Rayment joined OOUL early in 2013, providing technical support for the accounting and administrative requirements of the Company.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter joined OOUL in June 2014 after graduating Southampton University with a maths degree. Michael provides general underwriting, aggregation and claims support.

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