The Board

Dominic Wheatley

Mr Wheatley is an insurance professional with over thirty years’ experience and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He trained as  an underwriter in the London insurance market, specialising in reinsurance and the insurance of unique risks. He moved to  Guernsey to join its burgeoning captive sector in 1995. In 2014 Mr Wheatley left the insurance market to spend 5 years leading Guernsey Finance, the island’s promotional agency for financial services. Since leaving Guernsey Finance in 2020, in addition to his executive role at Falcon, Dominic has practised as an independent insurance consultant with a focus on the use of captive structures. He also acts as a non-executive directors in both the commercial and third sectors. Dominic studied economics at the University of Surrey and holds an MBA  from Warwick University.

Julie Mather

Mrs Mather is a resident of Bermuda where she spent 13 years as head of a leading Broking house, placing insurance and reinsurance business, across casualty, property, marine and non-marine risks. Prior to this Mrs Mather worked in the Lloyds market as a D&O / EPL broker and an Underwriter of Bankers Blanket Bond / D&O risks. She has also underwritten a book of Credit Insurance risks and has experience working in the insurance broking sector in Madrid.

Callum Beaton

Callum Beaton is an insurance professional with forty years’ experience and an award winning Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute. From an early career in the London market, gaining experience in both insurance broking and underwriting environments, he moved to focus on the captive sector in 1986. In 2004 Callum stepped aside from corporate activity and has since practised as an independent insurance consultant with a critical focus on captive and cell captive techniques. Callum has been retained as an expert witness in a number of cases and regularly undertakes peer reviews of insurance and captive insurance programmes. As well as writing and lecturing, Callum holds a number of captive and cell captive company directorships. He is a member of a number of Chartered Insurance Institute committees, principally focussing on education in the insurance industry, and in October 2017 was elected to its board.

Richard Battersby

Mr Battersby is a Chartered Account and experienced investor. He formed Falcon in 2008 to fill a gap in the market. He became a resident of Guernsey in 1996. Prior to that he had worked in the UK Venture Capital industry on behalf  of institutional investors and personally with a particular focus on small and medium sized businesses . He brought four companies to the stock market in London. His interests in Guernsey include a number of non-executive directorships of Captive Insurance Companies and he was previously Chairman of a Lloyds Members Agency.