Key Executives

Our Team

Meet our highly experienced team that drive our business forward by putting you, the client, at the forefront of our minds in our quality risk analysis and our personal business approach, it allows you to do what you do best and focus on your own day to day operations and growing your business.

Irish Executive Team

Paul Farrar

Managing Director

A founding director of Advent Risk Management Ltd. Previously Head of Credit Insurance at Allianz Ireland and Euler Hermes. A former member of the Board of ICISA

Barry McCoy


Over 20 years’ experience in Private Equity, Institutional Banking,Investment Banking and Surety Bonds. Previously worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank & EY. Will be involved with the strategic direction of the business and responsible for assessing, structuring and on-boarding of international partners.

Michael Kennedy

Chief Surety Writer

Michael has over 30 years’ bond experience of developing and managing the Bond Business of Allianz Ireland as Head of Bonds.

Kerri Kane

Senior Surety Specialist

10 years experience in the surety industry as a Contract Surety Underwriter. Previously an Assistant Vice President and Underwriting Officer at Zurich North America Surety and a Senior Underwriter at Liberty Mutual Surety

Sarah Mortimer

Senior Administration Manager

Over 20 years’ experience in the events and marketing industry, Sarah adds her unique expertise to guide our communications and administration strategy into the future.

Niall Sheridan

Senior Legal Indemnity & Surety Manager

Over 15 years’ experience of Surety Bonds, Legal Indemnities and Guarantees. Previously an Underwriting director at Titlesolv / Westcor.Niall has particular expertise in Title insurance.