Natural Resources

Howden Speciality provides flexible solutions to clients across the entire Natural Resources spectrum. Our team was formed with the ambition of creating the premier, independent force in the insurance marketplace.

Our core expertise encompasses the following:

Understanding our clients’ business

Expert knowledge and direct access to the world’s leading markets, we specialise in solutions for the most complex aviation risks and even emerging risks such as unmanned aerial vehicles.

Risk presentation & market relationships

We work closely with clients to develop and strengthen relationships with key underwriters, producing comprehensive underwriting presentations that deliver the best possible cover.


Our senior team, technical staff and claims experts collaborate to develop and negotiate broad, client-specific and responsive policy wordings.


We develop placement structures that drive pricing efficiencies and allow maximum market participation and competition.

Risk pricing

We provide realistic estimates of premium costs, terms and conditions for current and future market conditions.

Our specialty teams:
  • Construction
  • Power
  • Energy Liabilities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Upstream
  • Midstream, Downstream and Mining


Richard Haines
Richard Haines Managing Director & Head of Natural Resources
Roger Backhouse
Roger Backhouse Chairman of Natural Resources
Angus Pearson
Angus Pearson Managing Director
Paul Adams
Paul Adams Managing Director
James Beckett
James Beckett Managing Director


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