Ian Houston

Ian Houston, Group and UK Chief Underwriting Officer

Ian joined Fidelis Insurance Group in January 2023. He is the Group and UK Chief Underwriting Officer. Ian is a highly experienced and qualified professional in the insurance industry with an employment history spanning over two decades. Before joining Fidelis, he worked as the Technical Director of Speciality Lines and Head of Group Retrocession at PartnerRe. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy, risk appetite framework, portfolio shaping, and transaction referrals for the Speciality Lines portfolio which includes Agriculture, Aviation, Financial Lines, Specialty Property, Upstream and Downstream Energy, Marine and Property, and Downstream Facultative portfolio. He holds an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute and has attended various training courses such as the ZFS EXED Training course at IBM in Lausanne and Converium's Executive management course in Vitznau and Washington D.C.