Charles Manchester / ceo, Manchester Underwriting Management

Charles, MUM’s CEO, has almost 40 years’ experience in the London insurance market. In 1997, Charles founded Dickson Manchester & Co, the wholesale Lloyd’s Broker and underwriting operation, which was sold to HCC in 2003. Charles later became CEO of HCC’s UK insurance companies, HCC International and Houston Casualty Company’s UK branch, as well as Active Underwriter of its Lloyd’s syndicates. Charles left HCC at the end of 2008, enjoying a year’s sabbatical before re-joining the market with Manchester Underwriting Management Limited. Charles is also Chairman of the MGA Association.