Surety and guarantees in the United Kingdom

Local and multinational solutions

Our global market-leading surety team in the United Kingdom provides bonds and guarantees to publicly traded and privately-owned companies of various sizes. Whether they’re required by local law, needed to fulfil contractual obligations, or as an alternative to bank guarantees and letters of credit, our surety solutions can help your business thrive.

Customers benefit from the technical expertise, financial insights, and collaborative consultations we offer as part of a well-rounded suite of services aimed at improving their project outcomes.

Specialised surety services

With underwriting teams in nearly 20 countries and the ability to issue bonds in more than 60 countries, our global operations team works in partnership with customers to build strategic bond solutions tailored to each customer’s goals and challenges.

Our product offering includes:

  • Performance
  • Appeal
  • Advance payment
  • Customs/deferred duty
  • Retention
  • Pension
  • Decommissioning
  • Reclamation
  • Bid/tender
  • Warranty
  • Letter of credit replacement
  • Various other regulatory guarantees
  • Bespoke guarantees tailored to your business needs

Project owners need bond solutions tailored to their industries. With a depth of resources backing every Liberty Mutual Surety product, we focus on a range of key sectors, including:

  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Engineering
  • Energy
  • Natural resources
  • Defense
  • Manufacturing
  • Power and utilities
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Commodities

Liberty Mutual Surety’s broad issuance capacities and expertise mean we respond effectively to the guarantee needs of local and multinational companies.

Our surety operations throughout Europe, Asia- Pacific, North America, and South America are staffed by local surety underwriters with extensive expertise and understanding of each country’s bonding and guarantee needs.

Our underwriters recognize that with changing business environments, fast and flexible access to bonds is vital to our customers’ success. We pride ourselves on our deep market knowledge and industry expertise, which allow us to deliver superior customer service and develop long-term relationships.

To learn more about Liberty Mutual Surety’s products and services in the United Kingdom, download our fact sheet or contact one of our underwriters or claims attorneys.

Our contacts

Darren Handford

Head of Surety Underwriting EMEA


Andrew Evans

Head of Surety UK and Ireland


David Chandler

Underwriting Manager


Tomas Zapletal

Surety Underwriting Manager


Paul Tekofsky

Manager, Large Accounts and Broker Relations EMEA


Michelle Glithero de Acha

Senior Surety Underwriter


Shauna Quinn

Surety Underwriter


Oliver Bennett

Surety Underwriter


Dennis Li

Assistant Surety Underwriter


Amelia Price

Assistant Underwriter


Clare Patten

Senior Underwriting Assistant

Liberty Mutual Surety is a trading name of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group.