Meet the M&A experts

Dean Bedford

Underwriting Director MX Risk Solutions

Dean has over 16 years of industry experience, he leads our innovative underwriting activity across all products, with a particular focus on underwriting performance, growth opportunities and capacity relationships.

Phil Jarvis

Underwriting Manager, MX Risk Solutions

Phil joined CLS Risk Solutions in 2013 and specialises in the underwriting of complex legal risks, product development and improving underwriting processes. As Underwriting Manager, Phil leads our UK underwriting division.

Simon White

ESG Underwriter, MX Risk Solutions

Simon has over 25 years of experience in Underwriting. He joined us in 2021, and heads up the ESG department; developing and implementing new solutions around environmental challenges companies face.

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We have been working with MX underwriting for the past 18 months and it's clear to see how important it is to have insurance companies as part of the property and development life cycle. They are at the forefront in the industry solving real world property challenges and enable world class development to happen. It’s a pleasure working with such a dynamic team.

Keith Brown, Built Environment Network

Great underwriting methodology. Data is second to none. Good people – pragmatic and personable.

Mark Manwaring, Aon

They are knowledgeable experts. They’re approachable. I trust their underwriting. They are happy to engage and find a way to fix a problem and, on Rights of Light, they are considered the best in the market.

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