Our Team

Our Team


Chris Lathey – Managing Director

Chris has worked in the Gibraltar insurance industry for the past 15 years beginning with 5 years at Aon, setting up and managing both direct writers and captives.  Chris took Red Sands self-managed in 2007, followed by Haven in 2008, and set-up Red Sands Life in 2009.  In 2012, Chris relinquished both Red Sands directorships to focus full-time on his role as Managing Director of Haven, a company he has been involved in since it was formed back in 2002.

In his role as Managing Director, Chris has a key focus on delivering a fast, efficient and quality service to customers, good control over underwriting and claims management, and further enhancing the financial strength and reputation of the business.

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Ingrid Harper – Finance Manager and Company Secretary

Ingrid has over 30 years’ experience in the Gibraltar insurance industry, mainly dealing with financial and regulatory issues, as well as business development and management.

Ingrid worked for 15 years at Norwich Union Gibraltar where most of her insurance knowledge was attained and 10 years for Aon Insurance Managers in Captive Management including holding various Directorships.  She joined Haven in 2014 as Finance Manager and oversees all financial & regulatory functions of the business.

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Aoife Mullins – ACII Chartered Insurer - Underwriting Manager

After graduating with a degree in Business (majoring in Risk Management and Insurance) in 2012, Aoife relocated to Gibraltar and has spent the past 5 years working in the insurance industry. Following completion of the Aon graduate programme, Aoife gained experience in captive management, underwriting and business development.

She also completed her ACII exams in 2016 and is a council member on the Gibraltar Insurance Institute (GII).

Aoife joined Haven in 2017 as Underwriting Manager and oversees the underwriting functions of the business.

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Joseph O’Connell – Claims Director

Joseph has 17 years’ experience in a combination of law and insurance. Having worked for many years in their UK operations, Joseph joined Haven in 2014 to oversee Haven’s claims operation through its various UK suppliers and established a claims team in Gibraltar. He is responsible for Haven’s Reinsurance Treaty and management of Catastrophic Injury & Large Loss claims.

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Alisha Harper – Accounts Executive

Alisha joined Haven as Office Administrator in 2015 and was promoted to Accounts Executive in 2017.  She is responsible for all the Property subsidiary companies, preparing monthly Management Accounts and dealing with all the administrative duties involved.

She also responsible for the claims cash management function in Haven and is currently studying for the CII Certificate.

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Rupert Hamilton-Walker- Claims Development Lead

Rupert has a background in high risk motor insurance claims, from managing his own team of handlers to specialist technical roles in both Personal Injury and Credit Hire.

Rupert has been part of Haven's claims supplier operation since 2009. He is responsible for managing and leading our claims projects, strategy and development programmes to ensure our claims handing is optimised and continuously improving. He also oversees Haven's various claims suppliers.


Martin Clifton – Claims Controller

Martin has a background of claims, specialising in counter fraud within the high risk motor insurance industry.

Martin has worked within the insurance industry since 2009 and as part of Haven’s claims supplier operation since 2011. Martin joined Haven as our Claims Controller at the start of 2017. He is responsible for overseeing Haven’s various claims suppliers and manages projects to enhance and optimise our claims handling.

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Ana Bray – PA/Office Manager

After graduating with a degree in Economics (majoring in Accounting and Finance), Ana worked for the National Statistics Office in Poland for 7 years and has spent the last 10 years working locally in property management.

Ana joined Haven in 2016 as PA/Office Manager. Her responsibilities include PA duties, cash management control and general office and administration.

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Jenny Lindeberg Cert CII - Junior Underwriter

Jenny has been working in the Gibraltar insurance industry since 2016, gaining knowledge in a local insurance intermediary. Jenny achieved the Certificate in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute in January 2018.

Jenny joined Haven in January 2018.

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Niamh Asple FCCA - Management Accountant

Niamh’s background is in Securitisation and Structured finance, having gained her experience in the Corporate Services Industry with Marsh Management Services and State Street Ireland. She is a fully qualified accountant with the ACCA, currently studying for her certification in Financial Analysis. 

After re-locating to Gibraltar, Niamh joined Haven in April 2018. 


Colin Thompson- Financial Analyst

Colin has over 11 years of experience in the insurance sector and specifically in the Gibraltar market since 2012. Having previously worked for the company as a management accountant, Colin returned to Haven in January 2019 as a Financial Analyst.

He is responsible for financial projects and in particular is involved in investments and reinsurance activities.

 
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Andrew Hancock - Head of Reserving and Capital

Andrew qualified as an Actuary in 2001. Andrew has expansive actuarial experience, including working for the Government Actuarial Department, and he has been a Consulting Actuary up until 2015. In 2015 Andrew became Head of Reserving and Solvency, and the Actuarial Key Function Holder at a large Gibraltar Insurer. Alongside Andrew’s formal qualification, his experience has provided him with a strong knowledge base in motor and household insurance. Andrew joined Haven in March 2019. 


Jo Hamilton-Walker - Quality Assurance Controller

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Jo has over fifteen years’ experience within the insurance claims industry. Jo’s career has covered travel, healthcare and specialist motor claims and includes ten years within the credit hire industry. 

Jo has been part of Haven’s claims supplier operation since 2008 and joined the claims team at Haven in 2019. Jo is responsible for executing supplier audits and ensuring excellent customer service is delivered throughout Haven and its supply chain. Jo is also responsible for claims complaints oversight, ensuring regulatory guidance is adhered to.


Stefana Bota - Accounts Executive

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Stefana graduated with a Master’s Degree in Economics (majoring in Banking and Capital Markets) in 2012. After relocating to Gibraltar in 2015, Stefana went on to put her education into practice, working in corporate banking for 2 years gaining industry accounting experience . Stefana is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification.

Stefana joined the Finance Department at Haven in February 2019 and is currently assisting with the property accounts.


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Maria Soto - Underwriting Administrative Assistant

Maria has been working in the Gibraltar insurance industry since 2016, which has provided her with solid experience and understanding of motor insurance. Maria is currently studying towards a Certificate in Insurance with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

 Maria joined Haven as an Underwriting Administrative Assistant in July 2018.