Led by Catherine Besselman, the team offers innovative, expert underwriting solutions across a diverse and broad range of risks, including bespoke coverage for emerging and niche products. Specialist underwriters provide worldwide coverage for the production and financial risks of farmers and the agricultural industry including grain handlers, food processors and input suppliers associated with underlying crop coverage.

Reinsurance cover is provided through Lloyd’s, Hamilton Insurance DAC and the Lloyd’s China platform.

Contact us

Catherine Besselman
Head of Agricultural Reinsurance
[email protected]


Treaty reinsurance business through proportional and non-proportional reinsurance. Multi-year policies are also considered.

Key territories

Worldwide portfolio with a focus on subsidised crop programmes and territories.

Target market

Agriculture treaty with an emphasis on multi-peril (MPCI), named peril, revenue insurance and parametric products including weather, yield and price index, aggregate yield shortfall insurance.

Maximum line size

US$10 million (per programme)