GWP less treaty (2001):£1.4bn
Includes gross written premiums less treaty for:
National Insurance & Guarantee (NIG): £740m
Churchill Insurance: £660m
Address:Churchill Court, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1DP
Tel: 020 8313 3030
Fax: 020 8313 5361
History:Churchill was launched in 1989 with the backing of Winterthur Insurance, which is now part of Credit Suisse.
The Churchill Group includes subsidiaries, NIG (National Insurance and Guarantee), Devitt Insurance Services and Inter Group. Churchill is now represented on 21 personal lines broker
Chief officer: Martin Long, chairman and chief executive
Biography: Martin Long founded Churchill Insurance in 1989. Before setting up Churchill, Long was one of the original team that founded Direct Line Insurance.
Long is a career professional - he is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has worked in the insurance industry for 36 years.
He began his career with Prudential, and by the age of 33 was managing director of Halifax Insurance Company.
UK branches: 44
Number of UK staff (average for 2002): 7,600
Winterthur Swiss Insurance
Main lines of business: Churchill specialises in personal lines, commercial lines and special risk insurance.