Gross written premium (1999):

Gross written premium (1999):

The St. Paul Companies

Year company established:

UK head office:
61-63 London Road
tel: 01737 787787
fax: 01737 787172



Company history:
St. Paul International Insurance Company is part of The St. Paul Companies, a worldwide property and liability insurance organisation which was founded in 1853 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Today, The St. Paul has assets worth around $39m (£26.7m) and an AA credit rating from Standard & Poor's that reflects the company's financial strength and ability to pay claims.

In the UK, The St. Paul markets a range of property and liability insurance products aimed at healthcare providers, the electronics and other technology-related industries, universities and colleges, local authorities, public utilities, transport companies, business-to-business, retail, property owners, the leisure industry,manufacturing industries, the motor trade, the construction industry and allied trades. In addition it targets various professions including solicitors, advertising agencies, insurance brokers, independent financial advisers and charted surveyors.

St. Paul International Insurance Company was voted general insurer of the year and underwriter of the year at the British insurance awards 2000. It was also finalist for claims team of the year

Chief officer:
Martin Hudson, general manager UK

UK staff:

UK general insurance agents:

Key general insurance personnel:
Mike Gent, finance director
Keith Tomkins, chief actuary
Russell Wright, general manager IT
David Bevan, deputy general manager, sales and marketing
John MacKenzie, deputy general manager, healthcare
Sarah Houston, general manager, human resources
Jack Moore, general manager claims
Keith Purvis, deputy general manager
Paul Cusition, general manager London market
Paul Stanford, general manager surety