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Technology and media

Our technology and media team specialize in media, film, television, patent/intellectual property insurance, as well as information technology, telecommunications, and cyber/privacy risks.

Our Comtech product provides modular cover for clients in the technology and telecommunications field, and our cyber product (available as a stand-alone or an extension to other Markel products) is targeted at virtually all industries providing both third-party and first-party cover. We write business on a worldwide basis.

Technology and media coverage options

We can offer line sizes up to $20m on Company or Lloyd's paper.
We write business on a worldwide basis.

Key coverages include:

Emerging professions:

  • Information technology and telecommunications
  • Marketing, advertising, and communication agents/consultants
  • Digital media and multimedia companies
  • Publishers and broadcasters
  • Social media/networks

Emerging risks products:

  • Comtech (package product containing Professional Indemnity, General Liability, and cyber)
  • Cyber
  • Standalone cover
  • Privacy, data breach, and electronic risks extension
  • Intellectual property rights infringements (patents)
  • Libel and slander

Contact our experts

United Kingdom

Bhavik Desai
Director of Professional Indemnity and Media & Entertainment

Nicola Marshall
Senior Underwriter – Technology & Media

Josh Brown
Senior Underwriter – Professional Indemnity, Technology & Media

Harry Runnacles
Underwriter – Professional Indemnity


Simon Moi
Senior Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks

Hong Kong

Gordon Lam
Senior Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks

Ada Lam
Underwriter – Professional & Financial Risks


Andy Ang
Chief Representative – Malaysia