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With over 100 years of combined experience within ASUIA, we are fully focused on servicing International Clients. We strive to provide and fulfil the diverse needs of the International Insurance & Reinsurance market and provide and deliver Non-Standard Solutions to meet specialist needs.

ASUIA is about Reliable Coverage, Compassionate Care and Expert Support. We endeavour to consistently offer the best value to current and prospective clients through prudent and innovative risk underwriting, efficient management of resources and exceptional customer care, anywhere in the world.


ShlomiMr Shlomi Kariv: Managing Director

21 years experience in Underwriting and Reinsurance for Special Risks, Accident & Health Risks, Managed Care, International Medical Services, International Medical Assistance and Alarm Sector.

MarkMrs Paola Dell'Olio Director: Marine & Special Risks

Paola is a law graduate of the University of London. She is fully tri-lingual speaking Italian, Greek and English. Paola lived and worked in Greece for over 20 years operating within the shipping industry and has gained technical and commercial knowledge of marine matters. In London since 2012, Paola has been active producing and placing marine and energy business from Greece and Middle East. Additionally Paola handles Alternative Risks Transfer and non traditional covers for specialised risks.

NevilleMr John Brehaut Director: Non-Marine
& Special Risks

Having experience in the Lloyd's, London Company and International Company markets spanning more than 34 years, and being a seasoned traveller to the Americas, Caribbean and Europe, JB brings knowledge in the production and handling of all aspects of facultative direct & reinsurance business, both individual risk and block placing within facilities, contracts and binding authorities. He has produced and placed most classes of facultative business, although his main focuses are property damage, energy, engineering and construction biased.

PascaleMrs Pascale Symons: Accounts Administrator

15 years of experience in the insurance industry primarily dealing with account management, finance and customer services.

JulieMiss Julie Hopkins: Senior Claims Adjuster

Julie is a Nurse by profession with 15 years of experience in the travel insurance industry; dealing with claims, medical pre-screening, medical assistance, complaints handling and customer service. Julie joined the ASUIA Team in January 2014 as our Senior Claims Adjuster

JulieMrs Sophia Agathocleous: Office Manager – Cyprus

Sophia has worked in Accounts Management dealing with all aspects including corporate, general and management accounting, compliance, dealing with regulatory issues and day to day corporate administration since completing her BSc in Economics in 2008 at Loughborough University in the UK. Sophia joined the ASUIA Team in 2015 as our Cyprus Office Manager.

JulieMr Tony Gower – Surety & Bonds

With over 33 years' experience in the Lloyd's Broker market in both direct insurance and reinsurance, Tony spent 24 years handling Accident, Health, Life & Travel and for the past 9 years has developed a specialist knowledge in the Surety & Bonds arena for various territories. The main business being Construction Contractor Bonds (Bid, Performance, Advance Payment and Maintenance) however more recently providing various forms of Financial Guarantee solutions.

JulieValerio Rosi

Valerio is a Finance and Economics double-Masters graduate who began his insurance carrier in 2014. He obtained the Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute in 2017 and is bi-lingual speaking English and Italian. He places both Personal and Professional Lines.

JulieRonen Biran – Head of Operations

Ronen is our Cyprus based health and travel expert. Having worked for over 20 years within the Third Party Assistance industry and several years in the communication sector as manager of operations and logistics, Ronen provides our office and our TPA / travel contractors with technical knowledge and organizational support. He travels extensively to represent the company's interests around Africa and South East Asia. He ensures the correct implementation of TPA procedures by contractors and follows up on claims.