Gross written premiums less treaty (2001): £480m

Includes gross written premiums less treaty for:
Fortis Insurance: £441m
Bankers Insurance: £39m

Address: Fortis House, Tollgate, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3YA

Tel: 023 8064 4455
Fax: 023 8064 1146


Year established: 2000

History: Fortis Insurance was formed in April 2000 by the integration of Bishopsgate Insurance and Northern Star Insurance.

Chief officer: Barry Smith

Biography: Smith became chief executive officer for Fortis insurance in November 2001. Before joining the company, he held a number of high profile positions, including

customer services director of AXA Insurance UK and executive director for AA Insurance Services.

UK branches:2

UK staff (average for 2002): 883

Parent company: Fortis Group

Main lines of business: Private motor, household - buildings and contents, travel, caravan & camping.