Head of Space, Beazley
Denis Bensoussan joined Beazley in March 2014 from Hiscox, where, as senior underwriter for space
risks, he managed the global satellite risks account. Prior to joining Hiscox, a Lloyd’s of London Syndicate in 2006, Denis worked for Marsh Aerospace department. He also worked at aerospace positions at the European Space Agency, the United Nations and the European Commission. With more than 20 years experience in the aerospace sector, Denis possesses deep knowledge of the risks the satellite industry confront. Denis holds a post-graduate degree in Air & Space Law from McGill University (Montreal) and has obtained space systems engineering training from Southampton University, Supaero Paris and Hult Ashridge University. Denis has contributed as risks management adviser to various Consortiums led by Airbus Defense and Space. He is also a regular contributor to the World Space Risk/Seradata Forum (WSRF) – Chairman in June 2017 and Steering Committee in June 2019, is a member of the Insurance Institute of London Aviation Committee and regularly gives speeches on Space risks management and insurance affairs.