Market movers in the energy insurance market

28 March 2018

Alison Clarke has left Zurich to join Fidelis in a team management and business development role

Richard Coulson has been promoted to the position of Chief Underwriting Officer Insurance at Fidelis Underwriting

Georgina Williams (who recently left RKH’s Energy Team) has joined Munich Re’s Cyber team

Vicky Phillips, Head of Upstream Energy from Marsh Singapore has resigned to join Canopius Singapore as their new Upstream underwriter

Mike McDonnell has left Sompo International Bermuda to run AIG Bermuda’s Casualty group

Jeremy Perkins currently a Senior Onshore Energy Underwriter at STARR is to join CNA Hardy’s Mining, Metals and Minerals team

John Keely (ex Aon Houston) has joined Trident Marine (the MGA backed by Sompo) taking over from Martin Taylor

Stephen Catlin has taken up an advisory role at Aquiline Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm, which is led by former Marsh & McLennan Companies CEO Jeff Greenberg

Suzanne Ward has resigned from Acappella Syndicate to join the Offshore/ Marine liabilities team at The Standard Syndicate

Ian Keegan has been promoted to Head of London market Aerospace, Energy and Marine at Sompo International. He will also serve as deputy active underwriter for Syndicate 5151

Tom Houston has been promoted to Head of Energy at Sompo International

Alex Murray has been appointed Deputy Head of Energy at Sompo International

Paul Ashworth has been named Head of Marine Insurance at Sompo International, joining them from Axis Capital

Helen Todd, Underwriting Deputy Syndicate Manager – Offshore, at Shipowners P&I Club has resigned to join the Britannia P&I Club and is currently serving out her notice on gardening leave

Gordon Browne has been promoted to Global Head of Energy and Engineered Risk at AIG

Mike MacColl has been promoted from Head of Hull for UK at XL Catlin, to the role of Global Practice Leader for Hull, replacing Mike Talbot, who is retiring after a 50-year career in the industry

Lloyd’s has appointed Mike Bracken, Nigel Hinshelwood and Fiona Luck o its franchise board as non-executive directors for a three-year period commencing March 1, 2018. Luck has been a non-executive director of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (which regulates the financial services on the island) since 2013. Previously, she was non-executive director at Catlin Holdings and Allied World Holdings and, prior to that, spent a decade at XL. Bracken was formerly chief digital officer at the Co-Op Group and prior to that, he was the UK government’s executive director, digital and chief data officer. Hinshelwood was most recently head of the UK, and deputy chief executive officer, of HSBC Bank, and prior to that was a partner at Ernst & Young

Alessandro Cerase who recently left AIG, where he was Global Head of Energy and Engineered Risk (a role now filled by Gordon Brown), has joined Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI) in their Dubai office

Alex Priestly and Becky Stephenson (mid-stream and power) are leaving Argenta Syndicate to join Cathedral Syndicate

Louise Nevill (Ex WRB and Talbot) has been appointed as a Vice President, to lead the underwriting team in the London office of Gard

Tom Weeks is returning to QBE London from QBE (Burnett) Houston

Edmund Binsted had resigned from AmTrust AMV Syndicate to join Axa

Simon Wilson has left Hardy to join Hiscox to write an excess Onshore Energy book

Nicola Harris has joined XL Catlin in Dubai (from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty) as Head of Energy for EMEA, leading a team of underwriters based in Dubai, Paris, Amsterdam and Madrid

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