Leadership Team

Chris Rash
Executive Chairman of StarStone Group

Chris Rash joined the Board as Executive Chairman in August 2018. Prior to joining StarStone, he was the Group CFO for MS Amlin plc, having joined as Director of Finance. He previously served as Commercial Director and CFO at NHBC and as Group Chief Accountant at RSA Group plc, where he was responsible for financial planning & analysis, financial reporting and capital management. Prior to this, Chris held a number of regional CFO positions within the RSA Group. A member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Chris holds a BA in Economics.

David Message
Group Chief Underwriting Officer of StarStone

David was appointed Group Chief Underwriting Officer in December 2016. Prior to this, he was Chief Underwriting Officer of International business in 2014, having joined the company in 2009 as Global Head of Offshore Energy. David is also Active Underwriter of StarStone’s wholly-owned Lloyd’s Syndicate1301. He has over 25 years of experience in the Specialty insurance market, beginning his career in the late 1980’s at Willis. He quickly progressed and later moved into the Offshore Energy field with Hiscox. Prior to joining StarStone he was Global Head of Offshore Energy and Regional Head of Marine at XL, which he joined in 2000.




Alexandra Cliff
Group Chief Financial Officer of StarStone

Alex was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in April 2018. She recently served as Finance Director for StarStone International since 2016, having previously been StarStone Group Head of Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining the company in 2012, she held senior finance roles at Aspen Group and Arthur J Gallagher International having spent eight years with PwC in both London and Boston, USA. A chartered accountant, qualifying with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, she also has an MA in History from the University of Edinburgh.


Linc Trimble
CEO StarStone U.S.

Linc was appointed Chief Executive Officer of StarStone U.S. in September 2018. He joined the company in March 2009 to lead StarStone’s U.S. Casualty operations, later founding its eCommerce platform. Prior to joining the company, he launched and managed Statehouse Casualty Managers, one of The McGowan Companies, where he served as President. Linc has more than 30 years of insurance experience and began his career in 1986 with Chubb Corp, holding several management positions including Senior Vice President of Property & Casualty at Chubb Atlantic in Bermuda.

Mark Sioma
COO StarStone U.S., Head of U.S. MPL

Mark was appointed Chief Operating Office of StarStone U.S. in September 2018. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President, Head of Management & Professional Liability since 2013. He joined StarStone in October 2010 as part of its global risk management team. Prior to joining StarStone, he held various leadership positions in the MPL sector, including at AIG and Crum & Forster. Mark has more than 35 years of experience in insurance. His background includes oversight of MGA operations with extensive expertise in product and program development.

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