New Chief Financial Officer for Hiscox London Market

London, UK (5 August 2021) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has appointed Helen Rose as Chief Financial Officer for Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Syndicates Limited (HSL).

Rose, who takes up the role in February 2022, will report to Kate Markham – Hiscox London Market’s Chief Executive Officer. Based in London, she will sit on the leadership team for Hiscox London Market, acting as a strategic and commercial partner to the CEO.

With more than a decade in the insurance industry, Rose has built an extensive career with Aspen Group, where she held a number of roles including Insurance CFO, UK CFO and most recently as Chief Accounting Officer. During her tenure, she has had first hand experience of managing finance transformation programmes, leading profitable businesses, and developing exceptional teams. Prior to her insurance career, Rose also spent ten years in banking working for Barclays including a position as Senior Finance Operations Manager.

Commenting on Rose’s appointment, Kate Markham says: “Hiscox London Market has ambitious plans across our portfolio and Helen will bring valuable finance experience and acumen towards the achievement of our goals. With a broad background in banking and insurance, she will provide a unique perspective to our business and I’m looking forward to welcoming her to the team.”

Rose adds: “It’s an enticing prospect to join a business with Hiscox’s caliber and history. We are well placed to take advantage of improving conditions in the market and I’m excited to play a part in delivering long-term, profitable growth.”


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Lucy Hensher                           07824 996370                              [email protected]

Notes to editors

About the Hiscox Group

Hiscox is a global specialist insurer, headquartered in Bermuda and listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). Our ambition is to be a respected specialist insurer with a diverse portfolio by product and geography. We believe that building balance between catastrophe-exposed business and less volatile local specialty business gives us opportunities for profitable growth throughout the insurance cycle.

The Hiscox Group employs over 3,000 people in 14 countries, and has customers worldwide. Through the retail businesses in the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA, we offer a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers as well as homeowners. Internationally traded, bigger ticket business and reinsurance is underwritten through Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Re & ILS.

Our values define our business, with a focus on people, courage, ownership and integrity. We pride ourselves on being true to our word and our award-winning claims service is testament to that. For more information, visit

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