We are market leaders in the professional and financial risks sector, known for the strength of our underwriting and the personal service we offer.

With many years of experience, our teams are easy to deal with, always available, and we’ll explain things honestly with our thoughtful approach. And should you need to make a claim, we want to make the process as clear and easy as possible.

We cover both the traditional and emerging risk sectors for professional indemnity, directors' and officers' and crime exposures. Our market-leading policies can also cover cyber and general liability exposures where required. We have a deep understanding of the risks in these sectors and are known for our rigorous yet progressive policy wordings, ensuring your cover is as comprehensive as possible.

We have innovated in sectors from fintech to media and entertainment, creating new products or tailoring existing ones, so that what we offer reflects the evolving exposures in global markets, and wherever your business is in the world, it’s protected. We provide the assurance that frees you from the unknown, so you can keep going and focus on moving your business forward into tomorrow.

Products

Commercial D&O
We offer market leading products which provide a wide range of coverage to ensure protection for directors and officers of companies of all types and sizes.
Entertainment
We write a broad book of film and media insurance which includes commercial producer's indemnity, film insurance, production package and more.
Financial Institutions
We can offer cover as a standalone or blended package including bankers' blanket bond, professional indemnity, and directors' and officers'.
Financial Technology
We provide cover for a range of fintech companies, including professional liability, directors' and officers' liability, theft and cyber liability, and loss.
Professional Indemnity
We provide cover for most core, regulated and miscellaneous professions which include architects and engineers, insurance brokers, recruitment agents, educational establishments and more.
Technology and Media
We provide modular cover for clients in the technology and telecommunications field. We specialise in media, film, television, information technology and more.

David Sawyer

Divisional Managing Director, Professional and Financial Risks
David.Sawyer@markel.com

"The market has always been a very people focused place. The ability to understand what makes people tick and build relationships is the fun part of the job."