Nigel has had a 39 year long career in insurance, as both a broker and an underwriter. He has gone on to be on the board of several companies.  He brings a wealth of insurance industry expertise where he is widely recognised as an agent of change.  Nigel deeply understands the world of insurance and wants to change the statusquo with Wrisk.

His career started in 1976 as a Reinsurance Broker with the North American Non-Marine Reinsurance Division of C.T.Bowring (now Marsh). 

In 1984, he joined DP Mann Underwriting Agency (now Faraday) for its first year of operation. From 1984 to 2002, he was a director of DP Mann Holdings Ltd. He became Director of Underwriting in 1994 and continued the role till becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2000.

He has performed various executive and non-executive committee and director appointments within the Lloyds of London market. As a passionate promoter of reform in the London Market, he was a member of the first IUA/Lloyd's Forum, and chaired both the LMP 2001 project and the London Market Reform Group Executive Committee.

He was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Oxygen Holdings plc, which was started in early 2004.

He has been Chairman of the Board of CATCo Reinsurance Opportunities Fund Ltd since November 05, 2012. He is also a non-executive director of CRS Yachts, Starstone Underwriting Ltd and Starstone Insurance Ltd.

In 2012 he founded Wyrd, an educational technology initiative, which was well received by pupils and teachers alike. 

Mr. Barton was educated at Harrow School, and holds an MBA from Henley College in 1995.

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