About us​

The Insurance Museum is a registered charity.

Our Mission

The Insurance Museum is focused on becoming an educational forum for engaging audiences in the global story of insurance – past, present, and future.

This story will be supported by new virtual galleries (coming soon), educational resources, lectures, film content and events.

Promoting: Education, careers, research, continuing professional development (CPD), heritage, culture and sharing the story of insurance for the greater good.

Our growing collection of insurance heritage objects and archives is intended as a resource for the curious public, for the insurance sector, for young people and potential recruits and for researchers.

Our long-term goal is to establish a world class visitor and research centre in the City of London, where we will exhibit our collections and engage everyone interested in the fascinating story of insurance.

Our Vision

By engaging with our audiences, we will create a deeper understanding of insurance and its heritage. Past stories will show the role of insurance in managing risk and developing innovation, while we look to the future and the challenges that may come. 

We want young people to consider the importance of personal finance and even encourage them to enter the insurance profession, and support insurance sector workers through Continual Professional Development.

Trustees and team

Chairman

Retired Lloyd’s Underwriter (R.E.Brown & Others Syndicate 702), former President of the Chartered Insurance Institute. Founder & Former-Chairman of the MGAA, Mentor for Tower Hamlets & Lloyd's in the community... Reg is a driving force focused on delivering the Insurance Museum.

Deputy-Chairman & Treasurer

John is Chief Operating Officer of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Museum Director

Howard brings extensive professional museum, archive, and City of London experience to the day-to-day business of the Insurance Museum.

Trustee

An Actuarial Data Engineer with Mulberry Risk, Maria’s strong London market connections link us to the zeitgeist of young people in insurance.

Trustee

Common Councillor, City of London Corporation. Among her many roles, Judith is a Governor of the Museum of London.

Trustee

A past President of the Insurance Institute of London. After many years with the Sun Alliance and more in financial services governance, Roger’s current positions include a CII directorship.

Trustee

A Chartered Financial Planner and Life Vice President of the Insurance Institute of York.

Trustee

Paul is a recruiter for London market insurance firms. He has a great interest in the history of insurance, specifically Lloyd’s of London. He has written for magazines and appeared on numerous podcasts discussing the subject

Permanent Board Observer

Terry Hayday is a former Lloyd’s Underwriter. He has been a director of seven Lloyd’s managing agencies. Terry’s managerial career has been mirrored by his focus on insurance professional education.

Permanent Board Observer

Veronica has worked in the insurance and financial planning business for over 50 years. She works regionally and nationally with the Chartered Insurance Institute and Personal Finance Society to raise educational and professional standards.

EATT Representative

Terry was senior partner of a leading insurance law firm and is now an Independent Trustee of the Employment and Training Trust of the CII, an IM funder.

OB Brand Consulting

Originally engaged by the CII to deliver the IM proposition and feasibility study, Subsequently by the IM initiative's sponsors to develop the IM business plan and IM IN campaign. OB are now focused on IM's brand and digital delivery.

Supporting reference archive

IM-Square-CMYK

IM Feasibilty Study 2019

IM Business Plan 2020

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering to help support the museum, please let us know.

Currently we are looking for support for:

Administration, bookkeeping, membership, research, talks and tours.

How you can support ​

IM-Square-CMYK

Donate
Corporate Donation
Become a founding Member of the IM
Object Donation

Registered Charity address:
C/o Chartered Insurance Institute
3rd Floor, 20 Fenchurch Street,
London EC3M 3BY
Charity No. 1188138

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