Harbour Underwriting MD Sharon Brown named as one of UK’s Elite Women 2022


Authored by Harbour Underwriting

Insurance Business UK invited insurance professionals from across the UK to nominate “exceptional female leaders’ for its fourth Elite Women list. Nominees had to have impacted the insurance industry in some way and demonstrated a clear passion for the profession.  

The winners were recognised “not only for their standout professional performance and ongoing commitment to DE&I, volunteering and charity work but also their dedication to ultimately achieving full gender equity in the workplace”.  

As well as celebrating the industry’s female leaders, the awards seek to “inspire other women to do their best”.

Sharon says: “I am thrilled to have been named as one of this year’s Elite Women alongside some of the industry’s most inspiring female leaders. The award highlights the great strides the industry is making towards equality, although there is still much work to be done in all areas of diversity, equality and inclusion.”

Joining Sharon as featured Elite Women 2022 are:

  • Lisa Bartlett, President, UK & Ireland, Crawford & Company
  • Maxine Goddard, Senior vice president, strategic distribution & development Sompo International
  • Claire McDonald, Managing director, UK and Ireland, HDI Global SE
  • Donna Scully, Director, Carpenters Group
  • Kishan Mangat, Senior associate, DWF LLP

We wish all these outstanding leaders many congratulations on their achievement.



About Harbour Underwriting

Harbour Underwriting Limited (HUL) is one of the leading providers of commercial dispute insurance for claimants and defendants.

We provide After the Event insurance cover against the costs incurred in bringing or defending legal or arbitration proceedings in commercial disputes. We work with insurance brokers, law firms, funders and advisors to help their commercial clients mitigate the risk of litigation or arbitration. Harbour Underwriting helps brokers oversee their clients’ risk portfolios and demonstrate added value when they need it most.

We offer a range of ATE insurance products that are available at any stage of litigation, including adverse costs cover, own side disbursements cover, own side solicitor’s fees cover, anti-avoidance endorsements and deeds of indemnity to provide security for costs, appeals insurance, damages -based agreement (DBA) and conditional fee agreement (CFA) insurance.

Harbour Underwriting Limited (HUL) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 939803) and is a Managing General Agent with full delegated authorities from A-rated carriers.

HUL’s underwriting team are highly experienced litigators who apply their expertise to tailor insurance solutions to our customer's needs.

HUL's sister company, Harbour Litigation Funding, is one of the largest privately-owned litigation funders in the world.

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