ATC Insurance Solutions news

Everything you need to know about ATC Insurance Solutions

ATC Insurance Solutions is an independent underwriting agency and coverholder at Lloyd’s, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, with offices in Sydney and Brisbane.

It was founded in 2006, and offers a range of specialist products to meet a diverse range of insurance needs. It has extensive experience writing insurance for construction & engineering, plant & equipment, accident & health, and sports injury & liability. It also offers a trade pack, which contains specialist insurance for electrical and renewable energy contractors such as public liability insurance, general property cover, and income protection policies, from certain underwriters at Lloyd’s.

ATC has an in-house claims team, as well as an experienced underwriting team that ensure its policies meet clients’ needs. According to the company, it is committed to buildiing long-term relationships with its brokers and clients. It seeks to offer flexibility and innovation in developing policy solutions for a wide range of risks, as well as providing tailored broker agreements.

ATC Insurance Solutions in the news
2006: ATC Insurance Solutions was founded

2013: Former national claims manager of ATC Insurance Solutions banned from financial services

2013: ATC Insurance Solutions CEO spoke out on million-dollar employee fraud

2014: Opened Sydney office

2014: Launched Brisbane branch

2014: Partnered with ProSight Specialty Underwriters Ltd

2014: Expanded construction and plant underwriting team with three hires

2016: Made two key appointments in accident & health and sports

2016: Sampath Soysa joined as chief operating officer

2018: B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc invests $5 million in ATC Insurance Solutions

Insurance Business’s Brokers on Underwriters survey named ATC Insurance Solutions in bronze/third place in its construction category in 2016. In 2018, the underwriting agency once again made the list in third place.

Need to know
Type of company: Underwriting agency

Service areas: Construction & engineering, plant & equipment, accident & health, sports injury & liability

Headquarters: Melbourne, VIC

Employees: 11 to 50

Key people as of 2019
Chris Anderson – CEO and director

Anderson has led ATC Underwriting Solutions since its formation in 2006. According to Anderson, the insurance industry must invest more in the recognised expertise of insurance professionals and attract the best-available young talent by improving public perceptions of the industry

Sampath Soysa – chief operating officer

Soysa was appointed chief operating officer in 2016. He joined from insurance law firm Gilchrist Connell.

Shane Sheppard – director and head of construction

Sheppard is New South Wales and Queensland state manager and is based in Brisbane. Before joining ATC, he was a broker at Marsh Australia

Culture
As an underwriter for sports insurance, ATC Insurance Solutions also supports sporting teams. It has sponsored Australian Rules football team Strathmore Football Club, competing in the Essendon District Football League and several junior and senior cricket teams at Aberfeldie Sports Club.

“Many of the people insured through our various income protection polices, live and work in the northern metropolitan suburbs,” said CEO Chris Anderson. “We believe it is important to contribute positively to those communities in ways that will enrich and positively influence the lives of those we insure.”