Employee Spotlight: Tom Paddison


At Accelerant, we’re motivated by our mission to rebuild insurance so that it’s fair, transparent, and efficient. We’re often asked what it’s like to work at a global company with an audacious vision, so we thought we’d give a peek behind the scenes through our Employee Perspectives… series. After all, people are at the heart of what we do, and we’re proud to bring together individuals and teams who share our passion about creating an amazing experience and working in an amazing environment. In today’s spotlight, meet Tom Paddison.

Employee Spotlight Questions

Name: Tom Paddison

Title: Claims Manager

Location: London

Can you describe your role in a couple of sentences?

I manage claims and outsourced claim providers from TPAs, loss adjusters, and lawyers, as well as Member relationship claims management and delivery of market-leading claims service and data tools.

What’s your favorite thing about working for Accelerant?

Having the general authority to resolve issues and take responsibility for claim/claims management.

Why would someone want to be an Accelerant employee?

To have the opportunity to work for an organization where you can act with autonomy and encouraged to make a difference

Describe Accelerant in 3 words:

Positive, collaborative, and nimble.

Share a Member success story:

Realigning TPA provider due to underperformance improving claim reserving and outcomes.

Why would someone want to be an Accelerant Member?

5 years capacity, a plethora of additional products that we can support our Members with, an opportunity to grow utilizing our direct investment, and the ability to improve underwriting results stack.

What did you do before Accelerant?

I was a claims manager in the Lloyds and London market.

What was your first-ever job? ACE (now Chubb) at 19

Where did you grow up?

Kent / London

What do you love to do when you’re not working?

Family life! Golf when I’m able!

What’s on your bucket list?

England Six Nations home & away