Guernsey

About Aon Guernsey

Aon Guernsey is a multi-award-winning (re)insurance management company that continues to develop its people, technology and new products.

Over the course of the firm’s 43 years on the island the company famously founded the world’s first Protected Cell Company (PCC), White Rock PCC before creating an Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) sector for Guernsey and most recently launching Guernsey’s first commercial rated reinsurance companies, Kelvin Re and Humboldt Re.

Aon Guernsey has established the first Insurance Centre of Excellence (ICoE) to reinforce the best-in-class dedicated underwriting and claims capability for our sizeable captive and ILS portfolio. Which at its core, is focused on enhancing Aon Guernsey’s strategic consultancy offering. This includes specialist programme design, achieving optimal captive utilisation plus identifying further growth and development opportunities.

Our Differentiators

Insight

Aon provides credible benchmarking statistics to our clients under management. This combined with our industry leading analytics complements the knowledge base of our clients, enabling them to understand and capitalise on the data. Through benchmarking tools, white papers and survey studies, we help companies to stay abreast of emerging issues and learn what their peers are doing to manage risks and capture opportunities.

Integrating Resources & Expertise

Aon’s broad resources, industry and product practice expertise and global reach allow for the design and consistency implementation of truly innovative solutions to the risks organisations face throughout their operations.

Technology & Tools

Leading edge technology solutions to deliver streamlined processes, benchmarking data, processing and storage and client connectivity.

Partnership

At Aon, our priority is to understand what value means to you. Our job is to know you, your business, and your people to anticipate your needs. Together, we will develop and execute on shared objectives to achieve your desired outcomes. Backed by the full power of Aon, we will serve as your advocate and engage in open, two-way dialogue founded on feedback and trust.

Team & Service

Service delivered by teams with a deep understanding of client issues at every stage in the product life cycle from feasibility, to set-up, utilization and exit.

Advocacy

Constantly advocate with regulators and legislators, to achieve client goals and monitor tax, legal, audit, regulatory and solvency issues impacting clients.

Our Directors

Paul Sykes
Managing Director

Paul has served Aon for over 25 years, developing businesses for Aon and the White Rock Group in Guernsey, Gibraltar and Malta. He has worked with clients to set-up, manage and direct all kinds of insurance and reinsurance companies. He is former Chairman of the Insurance Industry Associations in both Gibraltar and Guernsey and a past President of the CII in Guernsey.

Email: paul.sykes@aon.co.gg

Christina Bell
Executive Director

Christina’s role is head of the captive & ILS, underwriting and claims functions. She also acts as operational executive for a number of captive insurance companies as well as managing the insurance programmes of others. Christina has over 30 years’ experience in senior management and team leadership positions.

Email: christina.bell@aon.co.gg

Glyn Smith
Executive Director

Glyn is the Aon Guernsey Executive Director responsible for the Rated Re platform and for leading the team to ensure service delivery. Glyn is a prominent fixture in Guernsey’s insurance market and has a wealth of experience working in the general insurance and captive reinsurance management markets.

Email: Glyn.smith@aon.co.gg

Stuart Brown
Executive Director

Stuart joined Aon Guernsey in January 2012 as an Executive Director. Responsible for Aon Guernsey’s financial reporting, Stuart is now also Head of the Finance & Administration Centre of Excellence for Aon Guernsey. His areas of technical expertise include captives, SPVs, ILS, passporting insurance business across Europe, insurance audit and insurance regulation. Prior to his relocation to Guernsey, Stuart was the Chief Operating Officer of Aon Gibraltar.

Email: Stuart.brown@aon.co.gg

Rob Fletcher
Executive Director

Rob has served with Aon Guernsey for over 14 years and manages a portfolio of clients in his role as an Executive Director. Rob is a fellow of the ACCA and has subject matter expertise in relation to accounting, Guernsey, Swiss an UK tax, and Guernsey company law. Rob has set up numerous insurance companies including commercial rated reinsurance companies and has extensive experience dealing with A.M Best from initial rating to review. Rob sits on Aon’s global financial institutions practice group and our global regulatory and technical committee.

Email: Rob.fletcher@aon.co.gg

Diana Knott
Executive Director

Diana has served with Aon Guernsey for over 35 years and leads a portfolio of clients as an operational executive and sits on the board of various client companies. She has executive responsibility for a diverse range of captive and PCC clients including professional accounting firms, financial institutions and FTSE 100 beverage and retail businesses.

Email: Diana.knott@aon.co.gg

Jonathan Carter
Head of Risk and Compliance

Jonathan is a qualified Solicitor and is responsible for the risk and compliance, and financial crime functions. Jonathan is also on the board of Aon Services (Guernsey) Limited (Aon’s fiduciary licensee in Guernsey) which provide certain insurance related trust services and also pension services.