About QIC Global
QIC Global was established in 2018 as the international operations of Qatar Insurance Company (QSPC), which includes Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited, Antares Managing Agency Limited and their wholly owned subsidiaries.
The QIC Global group of companies offer a broad range of reinsurance and alternative risk transactions, as well as commercial and retail insurance products distributed through a network of respected insurance intermediary partners and Lloyd’s of London. These collectively form the QIC Global companies including:
QIC Capital LLC, Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited, QIC Europe Limited, Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited, West Bay Insurance Plc, St Julians Insurance Company Limited, Antares Managing Agency Limited, Antares Underwriting Asia Pte. Limited; QIC Global Services Limited, QIC Global Services (Bermuda) Limited, and QIC Global Services (Zurich) AG and QIC Global Services (Doha) LLC and Ultimate. QIC Global Services (QICGS) is the group’s shared service provider to the group’s underwriting companies in the QatarRe and Antares sub-group.
QIC Global Services Limited (“QGSL”) provides services to other QIC Global companies and is registered in England and Wales, with its registered office located at 21 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HB. QGSL also administers the Württembergische Versicherung AG (WVAG) UK Branch portfolio. WVAG is a German registered company.
QIC Global is backed by one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region with a rating of “A” from Standard & Poor’s and “A” from A.M. Best.
QIC Global was launched in 2018 by Qatar Insurance Company, as a way of unifying their international insurance and reinsurance operating companies. Supporting all business functions under one organisational structure, drawing on the expertise of over 100 underwriting staff and our highly skilled expert leaders, has facilitated indispensable collaborative benefits across our diverse global portfolio.
In 2008 Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited was established by QIC Group and re-domiciled to our Bermudian headquarters in November 2015. Today, QatarRe is a global multi-line reinsurer and offers tailored reinsurance solutions to clients operating from our Bermuda and Zurich offices. We have a team of over 30 underwriting staff writing a mix of both short-tail and long-tail business. QatarRe also wholly own their subsidiaries which include QIC Europe Limited (QEL) and the Gibraltar Companies (West Bay Insurance Plc; Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited and St Julian’s Insurance Company Ltd).
QIC Europe Limited (QEL) was established in 2014 and enabled us to enhance our product offering and operations across the European Union and EEA. QEL is based in Malta and provides niche insurance solutions for both established companies and entrepreneurial start-up ventures.
Antares Managing Agency Limited was also acquired in 2014 and operates internationally through the Lloyd’s platform in London and Singapore. The Lloyd’s managing agency was formed in 2007 and underwrites for Syndicate 1274 as a highly diversified commercial and speciality lines insurer and reinsurer with over 62 underwriters across 17 lines of business.
Qatar Insurance Company (QSPC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a historic global underwriting footprint. Highly rated insurer in the...
Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited the Bermudian based global reinsurer, is a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Company with branch offices in Zurich...
QIC Europe Limited is the Malta based insurer, wholly owned by QatarRe with an office branch in London. They provide efficient business services...
Qatar Insurance Company (QSPC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a historic global underwriting footprint. Highly rated insurer in the Gulf region through consistent strong ratings from Standard & Poor and A.M. Best.
QIC Europe Limited is the Malta based insurer, wholly owned by QatarRe with an office branch in London. They provide efficient business services through selected Managing General Agents (MGAs).
The Gibraltar based insurance companies: West Bay Insurance Plc, Markerstudy Insurance Company Limited and St Julians Insurance Company Limited, wholly owned by QatarRe are providers of cover to the UK Motor insurance market through our distribution arrangement.
Areas of expertise
Our departments help support core business functions across our international locations.
Teams of highly skilled underwriters operating across a global portfolio of specialty, property and marine insurance and reinsurance product lines. Providing effective insurance solutions and exemplary, dependable service to our customers and business partners.
Responsible for handling claims across all QIC Global underwriting divisions. Managed by highly qualified specialists with experience in each chosen lines of business.
Help evaluate data to develop premiums intended to cover losses and manage potential risks of financial investments; supported by Pricing, Reserving and Catastrophe Pricing.
The team assists in profitability analysis, accounts preparation, as well as regulatory reporting; supported by Business Planning and Treasury & Investment experts.
The teams provide legal, corporate and compliance services working closely with all business functions to facilitate strategic objectives and mitigate operational risk.
A team of experienced and diverse HR professionals supporting all global business functions. Responsible for the maintenance of the organisation’s growth and external corporate profile.
Assisting all elements of the business and overseeing the performance of the organisation. Supported by IT, Ceded Re, Facilities, Project Management, Underwriting Analytics and Services.
Supporting management in monitoring, managing and mitigating business risks and underwriting exposures. Assessing capital requirements and supporting optimisation of return on risk-adjusted capital through sophisticated stochastic modelling.
Michael van der Straaten
CEO, QIC Global & QatarRe
CEO, Gibraltar Based Companies
CEO, QIC Europe Ltd
CUO of Marine, Energy and Accident & Health
CUO Long Tail & Specialty
CUO Short Tail Classes & Head Ceded Re
HR & Corporate Communications Director
Enterprise Risk Management Director
Corporate Finance Controller
Heads of Department
Head of Legacy Treaty Claims
Head of Treaty Claims
Head of Motor & Casualty Claims
Head of Specialty Claims
Head of Business Intelligence and Data Architecture
Head of Project Management
Head of Infrastructure and Services
Head of Application Development
Head of HR Operations & Reward
Louise Jane Matthews
Head of Exposure Management
Head of Capital Modelling
Head of Capital Modelling
Working at QIC Global
We provide opportunities for professionals with a variety of experiences
We have over 300 team members located globally