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About Us

AMS Insurance is a multi-location division of the AMS Financial Group now managing over 150 licensed and regulated captive insurers and reinsurers in various jurisdictions. Senior staff are strategically placed to provide a tailored range of management services at a global scale to a discerning client base . AMS’s experienced professional teams are ready to assist you with all your captive needs.

Derek Lloyd
Email: derek.lloyd@amsfinancial.com

Derek Lloyd is the Director of the Insurance Division of AMS Financial Services Group, he has been based at the Group’s offices in the British Virgin Islands for the last 10 years. Derek has over thirty years of professional experience in the commercial insurance industry, having started his working life as an underwriter in Liverpool; before taking up senior broking positions with large multi-national as well as independent national insurance broking houses in the UK. Derek has been Chairman of the BVI Association of Insurance Managers and currently sits on a number of governmental and private sector advisory bodies for the financial services and the captive insurance sectors.

Gus Frangi
Email: gus.frangi@amsfinancial.com

Gus Frangi is Global Business Development Manager for AMS’s Insurance Division. Gus holds Bachelor of Economics Degree from La Plata National University. Gus has over 25 years of professional experience in the international insurance and reinsurance industry, having started his career as Insurance Manager for Esso in South America, followed by over two decades in the Australian and London markets, where he held various broking and consulting roles. Gus is a fluent Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese speaker and possesses a good command of German. Gus joined the AMS Group in 2012.

Melisa Johnson
Email: melisa.johnson@amsfinancial.com

Melisa Johnson a graduate from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (1999). Melisa has over fifteen years of experience in the insurance industry with specialist knowledge and expertise in the surety, property and casualty, and life and annuity sectors. She has extensive multi-jurisdictional experience in the captive insurance industry, having worked in the British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Cayman and Washington DC. Melisa’s background includes wealth management, company management in the property and casualty, life and annuity sectors, as well as surety underwriting. Melisa has managed a variety of captive structures and worked in all aspects of international captive management, from the initial stages of obtaining regulatory approval to the liquidation of captive companies. Melisa joined the AMS Group in the beginning of 2014 and resides in the Cayman Islands.