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Jan 21, 2020

CNA Hardy Appoints Lewis Hepper as Life Science Underwriter

LONDON, January 21, 2020 -- CNA Hardy, a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within the Lloyd’s and company markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lewis Hepper as Life Science Underwriter.

Reporting to Asha Patel, Life Science Underwriting Manager, London, Lewis will be responsible for building relationships with brokers and driving a profitable book of life science business across both the Lloyd’s and Company platforms.

Lewis graduated with a First Class BSc. Honours Degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Kent and is currently working towards his Advanced Diploma in Insurance.

Asha Patel said: “We are delighted to welcome Lewis to our dedicated life science team. It’s obvious from his background that Lewis is passionate about the sector. His experience and expertise further supports our market-leading life science proposition and demonstrates our commitment to a sector that faces a unique set of complex and evolving challenges.”

Prior to his appointment, Lewis was underwriting SME and mid corporate life science combined risks at CFC Underwriting for two years. He was also a Commercial Underwriter for AXA, specialising in mid-market and mid-corporate P&C risks, and an SME Underwriter with Allianz.   

About CNA  Hardy
CNA Hardy, acting in the UK through Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and  CNA Insurance Company Limited, and in Europe through CNA Insurance Company  (Europe) S.A., is a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for  clients within both the Lloyd’s and company markets. For more information,  please visit CNA Hardy at

CNA is one of the largest U.S. commercial property and casualty insurance companies. CNA provides a broad range of standard and specialized property and casualty insurance products and services for businesses and professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe, backed by more than 120 years of experience and approximately $45 billion of assets.


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CNA Insurance Company Limited (company registration number 950) and Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited (company registration number 1264271) are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 202777 and 204843 respectively). CNA Services (UK) Limited (registered number 8836589).

‘CNA Hardy’ is a trading name of CNA Insurance Company Limited and Hardy Underwriting Group PLC (which includes Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and Hardy Underwriting Asia PTE). VAT registration number 667557779.

The above companies are all registered in England with their registered office at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BY.

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