Cathedral Underwriting Limited
After gaining a MBA from Cranfield, Elvin joined Edward Bates, merchant bankers in 1973 where he specialised in mergers and acquisitions, Stock Exchange practice and balance sheet reorganisations, before joining the Lloyd's market in 1974. In 1981, he joined Stenhouse (latterly Bankside/Limit) as underwriter of Syndicate 566 (until 1997). From 1989-1999 he was chairman of Bankside Underwriting Agencies Limited and latterly, 1998/99, chief executive officer of Limit PLC. He has held numerous positions at Lloyd's including deputy chairman in 1998, member of the Lloyd's Regulatory Review Board in 1997 and a member of the Lloyd's Rowland Task Force in 1991. He was the founding active underwriter of Syndicate 2010 and he is group chairman of Cathedral.