With some 20 years in the market, we have the experience, knowledge and expertise to provide brokers and their clients with best-in-class solutions.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Our solution-led approach combined with strong technical expertise.
  • Our broad risk appetite with the ability to deploy substantial capacity.
  • Our commitment to broker service and building long-term relationships.

Range of Coverage

We provide primary and excess cover across a broad range of areas, including:

  • Advertising agents — commercial advertisers package,
    death and disgrace.
  • Event cancellation — major events, sports, trade shows,
    conferences & exhibitions, music and theatre.
  • Event liability — public liability and employers’ liability
    (excluding U.S. market).
  • Film production — film producers indemnity, property and
    cast buy backs.
  • Non appearance — music tours, theatre, key speakers,
    confidential life and judicial delay.
  • Prize indemnity — probability games, games of skill, games of chance, over redemption.
  • Transmission cover for live virtual events — event organisers if a transmission failure disrupts or cancels a virtual event.
  • Weather — pluvius, prize promotions, cost containment,
    income stabilisation.

Primary Clients, Sectors and Territories

Worldwide coverage across numerous sectors including, but not limited to:

  • Advertisers.
  • Broadcasters.
  • Event organisers.
  • Media companies.
  • Promotion agencies.
  • Sponsors.

Maximum Line Sizes

  • Event cancellation — up to £20m/US$25m for standard events and up to £40m/US$50m for major events.
  • Event liability — Public liability up to £25m and employers’ liability up to £10m.

Chris Rackliffe

Vice President, Head of Contingency and Accident and Health

+44 (0)7552 591761

[email protected]

Claire Atley

Senior Underwriter, Contingency

+44 (0)7921 148406

[email protected]

Tom Stoyle

Senior Underwriter, Contingency

Mobile: +44 (0)7810 540309

[email protected]

Alexandra O’Meara

Assistant Underwriter, Contingency

Mobile: +44 (0)7725 792322

[email protected]

Shauna Lambe

Senior Claims Adjuster

Mobile: +44 (0) 7741 609963

[email protected]


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Our Brand Promise

Pursuing Better Together encapsulates how we do business at Arch Insurance. It is an approach that is based on collaboration, responsiveness and a genuine commitment to continually raising the bar.

It is our promise to our brokers, colleagues and other partners to:

  • Listen, share insights and work together to deliver informed solutions.
  • Build trusting, respectful and responsive relationships.
  • Understand your goals and explore possibilities together.