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 Beacon Insurance

Beacon Insurance Company Limited is authorised by the  GFSC to provide insurance products.

Full details of our licence and passporting permissions a can be found at 

Passporting Permissions

About Us

Beacons’s aim is to provide our clients with a partnership that is professional, hardworking, efficient and client focused. We are committed to providing clients with intelligent insurance solutions to suit their specific requirements. We believe that our team has the experience you need to meet all your underwriting and claims handling needs.

Beacon is supported by Robus Risk Services (Gibraltar) Limited.
Robus is licenced and regulated by the GFSC as an insurance manager .

Our Highly Qualified Team

Led by the CEO, Malcolm Ruffell, the Beacon team comprises of an experienced and highly qualified team.

Malcolm RuffellCEO
Malcolm has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He worked for Commercial Union (CU) from 1981-1999 holding a variety of senior finance roles. Between 1991 and 1993 he was Finance Director for CU’s mutual fund operations. In 1995 he became CFO for all CU’s UK insurance operations with premiums in excess of £2bn. After CU he provided consultancy services to RSA and L&G and was part of the team to establish Saga Insurance Company in Gibraltar in 2003/4. He joined Quest Insurance Management in 2004 through to 2009 and was a director of a Gibraltar insurance company. From 2009 he ran his own fund administration business in Gibraltar, before stepping down to be non-executive Chairman in September 2016. He took over as CEO of Beacon in September 2016 having previously been a non-executive.
Colin SayerExecutive Director
Following a career of more than 10 years with Imperial Life of Canada, Colin has successfully managed the regulatory incorporation of several Insurance companies in Gibraltar including Focus (now Acasta) Insurance where he was the managing director for 7 years. For the past 5 years Colin has specialised in proving firms with technical advice in respect of legal expenses insurance.
Shaun CawderyExecutive Director
Shaun is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a licensed Experienced Investor Fund (EIF) director. Shaun sits on the Executive of the Gibraltar Insurance Association and Chairs its Technical Committee and is also a member of the Finance Faculty of the Gibraltar Society of Accountants
Mike TruranNon Executive Director
Mike is a qualified accountant with over 30 years’ experience in insurance. From 2004 to 2008 he was COO of Acromas Insurance Company (Saga) before becoming an Executive Director through to 2016. Prior to joining Saga he also worked for Eagle Star, Britannic, Axa and Zurich. He has also been CEO of a UK government owned insurance company since 2003.
Claire O’ BrienUnderwriting Manager
Claire has over 15 years industry experience. Starting as an underwriter at Commercial Union. She has worked for some of the UK major insurance Companies including Aviva and Axa. Claire has a breadth of experience in underwriting motor, personal lines, commercial, property owners and medical liability policies.