Who we are

Michael Dawson


Michael has more than 41 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having started his career at Lloyd’s in 1979. He joined Cox Insurance in 1986 where he was the Chief Executive from 1995 to 2002. In 1991, Michael formed and became the underwriter of Cox’s and subsequently Chaucer’s specialist nuclear syndicate 1176 and was later appointed to the board of the company in 1994. He is a director of Pool Reinsurance (Nuclear) Limited and is deputy chairman of the Management Committee of the Nuclear Risk Insurers Ltd (NRI). Since 2016 Michael holds a non-executive role to the holdings board of Lancashire. He has served on the council of Lloyd's from 1998-2001 and on the Lloyd’s market board from 1998 to 2002.