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Corporate Information2019-05-08T16:35:37+01:00

UMAL is committed to offering the very best service and maintaining the highest professional standards. This approach is reflected in our accreditations and personified by the quality of our professional advisors and board Members.

UMAL Directors

Allan Guest
Independent Non-Executive
Ex CEO and Founder of Mitsui Syndicate 3210

Hari Punchihewa
Deputy Chairman
Deputy Chief Executive & Finance Director
University of Derby

Mike Davies
Finance Director
Bangor University

Paul Cusition
Chief Executive

Andrew Keeble
Director of Finance
University of Essex

Simon Holt
Insurance Services Manager
University of Bath

James Lacey
Director of Finance
Nottingham Trent University

Carolyn Pike
Director of Legal Services
University of Birmingham

ISO 9001

UMAL is an accredited ISO firm.

Institute of Risk Management

UMAL has been providing Associate Membership of the IRM to its Members since 2013.


We are Members of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation.

Fire Protection Association

We are Members of the FPA and Mike Stones, our Technical Risk Manager, sits on a number of high-level committees.

Chartered Insurance Institute

We are currently running educational seminars for insurance staff within our Membership at various locations across the country.

Professional Advisors
  • Coutts & Co – Bankers

  • Simmons & Simmons – Solicitors

  • BDO – Auditors

U.M.Association Ltd (registered in England & Wales, no. 2731799) is the Appointed Representative (FCA firm reference no. 417806) of Hasilwood Management Services Ltd (registered in England & Wales, no. 9295343) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA firm reference no. 665752). Hasilwood Management Services Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.M.Association Ltd. The registered address of both companies is 5 St Helen’s Place, London, EC3A 6AB. Hasilwood Management Services Ltd. VAT Registration Number: 212249835.