Energy insurance market movers

03 October 2018

Mary Hanna has left Oman Re to join AIG Dubai

Rohan Puranik has left Oman Re to join Aon Dubai

Richard Lurcott, (previously with MS Amlin) has joined Lloyd’s insurer Ark

Paul Hartley has left Axis’ marine team to join Tokio Marine HCC

James King has left Axis’ marine team to join Lloyd’s marine broking firm CLP Insurance Brokers

Susan Swails has left Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG)

Roger Giddings is leaving Chubb later in the year and will be replaced as Executive Vice President of Global Energy by Matthew Hardy who is currently Product Head-Energy Chubb Global Markets and Head of International Energy for Chubb Overseas General. Meanwhile Riaz Thanduparakkal has been promoted to the role of Product Head Chubb Global Markets Energy

Jonathan Creagh-Coen has joined Fidelis as head of strategic relationships, from Lancashire

Darren Doherty, former founder Pioneer and CEO has joined Hyperion’s rival MGA platform Dual in a business development role

Stephan Rappaz, (Head of Casualty in Zurich), Benedikt Hirschvogl (casualty underwriter in Zurich), Johannes Goebel (Head of Underwriting Risk Management in Zurich) and Peter Frei (Head of Risk Management in Zurich) have been let go by Qatar Re

Inga Beale Lloyd’s CEO will be leaving Lloyd’s next year after five years in the role and will be replaced by former QBE CEO John Neal

Richard Rudden, Hannah Sutton and Tomais Gaughan have all resigned from Aspen syndicate’s Energy team to join Sirius, who currently don’t write a direct Energy book but provide paper to US MGA IR Underwriting

Joe Brennan has joined energy insurance consulting firm INDECS, from BP

Colm Lyons has left XL Catlin to join Fidelis Dublin

Sarah Warren (ex Argenta) is now working at elseco with Matt Holmes

Robin Waller has been appointed as Head of International Upstream Energy at Aspen Insurance, joining from Advent, where he was Head of Specialty responsible for upstream energy, marine and crisis management business.

Simon Engelen has joined Markel as Senior Marine & Energy liability underwriter, joining from MS Amlin where he was Marine Liability Class Underwriter

Tom Simpson has left Axis to join Markel as a war and terrorism underwriter

James Green has joined IGI as Senior Underwriter for downstream energy from Axis, where he was class underwriter for renewable energy.

Jack Gressier (former Axis Insurance CEO and previous right-hand man of John Charman at Charman Underwriting Agencies and Ace) has been made Chairman of Syndicate Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Vibe Syndicate Management

Jason Poulastides has left Axis (which he became part of when they bought Novae)

Max Robbie, assistant upstream underwriter at Markel, is going to Dubai  to work with Chris Wildee at Oman Re

Ulrich Wallin is to step down as CEO of Hannover Re after its annual general meeting on 8 May next year. He will be replaced by Swiss Re’s head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Jean-Jacques Henchoz

Paul Newton, Head of London Marine Hull and Liability at Axa has been appointed Chairman of the Joint Hull Committee, succeeding Peter Townsend, who stepped down from the role in June

Steve Saunders (ex Axis London) has now started at National General Insurance (NGI) in Dubai

Danny Joyce is leaving Ironshore London to join the Argo Syndicate to underwrite their upstream book

Richard Turner, Global Marine Director and European Director of Global Risk Solutions at RSA Insurance Group is to become the president of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) succeeding Munich Re’s Dieter Berg

Will Martin has left Atrium

Brenda Hunt and Xander Butcher of AIG’s liability team have left to join the AmTrust Energy team

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