Steve Blakey

President and Chief Executive Officer - Starr Insurance Holdings

Steve Blakey is president and chief executive officer for Starr Insurance Holdings, Inc., one of the fastest-growing commercial property insurers in the world. He also serves on several boards for Starr’s various insurance entities. 

Steve has over 35 years of distinguished leadership experience in the commercial insurance industry. He was responsible for establishing Starr’s London operation in 2006, expanding the company’s capacity through its CVS 1919 Syndicate, Lloyds Managing Agency and newly-established company subsidiary. He is widely-recognized for his expertise in the property, casualty, aviation, reinsurance and captive management disciplines.

Prior to his current roles, Steve held positions increasing in responsibility for Starr Aviation including chief financial officer and chief operating officer before becoming president. Under his leadership, Starr’s Aviation division expanded throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Latin America and quickly became a leading global underwriter of aviation insurance.

Steve began his career as an accountant in the insurance industry, focused on property, excess casualty, aviation, and transportation. He has a certified public accountant designation in the United States.

Steve is a graduate of Kirby College and has lived in the United States, Bermuda and the United Kingdom.

A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating

Starr Indemnity & Liability Company holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and an issuer credit rating of "a."

Starr Syndicate Limited at Lloyd's of London holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and a Standard & Poor's rating of "A+" (Strong) (Lloyd's of London market ratings).

Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and an issuer credit rating of “a.”

Starr International Insurance (Singapore) Pte., Ltd. holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and an issuer credit rating of “a.”

Effective Date: January 4, 2018

Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and an issuer credit rating of "a."

Starr International Insurance (Asia) Ltd. holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category XV, and an issuer credit rating of “a.”

Starr Property & Casualty (China) Company, Limited holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category VIII, and an issuer credit rating of “a.”

Starr International (Europe) Limited holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category VIII, and an issuer credit rating of “a.”

Starr Specialty Insurance Company holds an A.M. Best financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent), financial size category of XV, and an issuer credit rating of "a."