William Few

William Few

Having gained extensive experience in the Lloyd’s and London markets since 1977, I am familiar with placing, documentation, and claims handling of insurance and reinsurance coverages.

My experience includes insurance/reinsurance, property/casualty binders, personal accident, motor (all classes), medical, weather, agricultural, political, and contingency coverages.

Fluent in French and Spanish.


Member, ICCH Working Party on Insurance/ Reinsurance Options and Futures

Member, Lloyd’s 1983 – 1998.

Founder and director of the Delegated Authority Reviewers’ Association (DARA)

Career Experience

1977 – 1981 Robt. Arnold and Co. Ltd. (now Alsford Page and Gems Ltd. (APG); Non-Marine Reinsurance broker.

1981 –
1992 Steel Burrill Jones Ltd. (SBJ) – established Non-Marine LMX department and participated in SBJ flotation on the LSE
1992 –
1994 Fenchurch Group Plc – established Non-Marine Reinsurance department
1994 – 2002 Northshore International Insurance Services Ltd. Joint venture with a USA firm providing audit, and management consultancy services to the Non-Life insurance industry – sold to AJ Gallagher Inc

2002 – 2005 Formed Veritas Consulting LLP to provide audit and management consultancy services to the Non-Life insurance industry

2005 – to date Few & Co providing audit and management consultancy services to the Non-Life insurance industry

Insurance Industry Experience

Apart from experience gained in the reinsurance and insurance market from 17 years broking in the Lloyd’s and London market; I was involved with Lloyd’s Reconstruction and Renewal (Equitas and its predecessor) working on the “Brown Team” that macro reserved and modelled the 20 worst syndicates; this led onto modelling the Unlimited Personal Stop Loss exposure; I have been involved with large multi-million dollar investigations including the Bermuda PA spiral; The Accident Group – After The Event Legal Expense; Medical Expense Claim handling; International Claim Settlements; Modelling a Lloyd’s Syndicate’s exposure to the PA, Medical Expense and Occupational Accident Exposure; Modelling the Goshawk Viatical exposure; Medical insurance programmes in Africa; Animal insurance in South Africa; Reinsurance validation of appropriately presented claims – most classes; GDPR review.

I have been involved in numerous large inspections in the UK, Bermuda, USA, Taiwan, Australia, Hong Kong, the Gulf, South Africa, Mexico and South America.

Services Provided

  • Insurance and Reinsurance strategy
  • Binding Authority and Coverholder audit
  • Reinsurer and Insurer Consulting
  • Reinsurance Asset Management
  • Money Laundering and Financial Crime compliance
  • Strategy to handle insurance/reinsurance inspections/audits

I also provide training for underwriting, claims handling, accounting, reporting and general compliance.


William Few
Few & Co
Hurlingham Studios
Ranelagh Gardens

Phone: + 4477 6815 2022

e-mail: wsf@few-co.com