Gross written premiums less treaty (2001): £373m

St Paul International Insurance

Address: 61-63 London Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NA

Tel: 01737 787787
Fax: 01737 787172

Year established: 1853

History: St Paul International Insurance is part of The St. Paul Companies - a leading property and liability insurance organisation that was founded in 1853 in Saint Paul,


Today The St Paul group has assets worth around $38bn and achieves consistently high independent credit ratings for its financial strength and ability to pay claims.

Chief officer: Martin Hudson

Biography: In 1977, Hudson joined a Lloyd's syndicate as a clerk, and in 1980 moved to St Katherine Insurance Company which became part of The St. Paul Companies in 1988

and changed its name to St. Paul International Insurance Company.

From 1977 to 1990 he specialised in liability insurance and reinsurance in North America. He is now general manager.

Parent company: The St. Paul Companies

Number of UK branches: 2

Number of UK branches: 300

Main lines of business: Property, employers' liability, public liability, product liability, business interruption, professional indemnity, marine, directors' & officers' and surety