The UK division of Barbican Insurance Group, Barbican Protect, have named Martin Eyres as underwriting director.
Eyres will report to managing director Stuart Kilpatrick who said, "There are very few people in the insurance market today that have a greater understanding of the UK property and casualty market than Martin. During his lengthy career, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to deliver exceptional growth through developing high-quality, profitable portfolios built around the specific needs of the client. His leadership skills, market standing, underwriting acumen and eye for product potential make him a fantastic addition to the Barbican Protect team."
Eyres previously served as underwriting manager at Mitsui Sumitomo, where he headed the UK and Ireland property strategic business unit for Syndicate 3210 and was head of their UK and Ireland regional property and casualty business.
Eyres said of his appointment, "Barbican Protect has succeeded in becoming a trusted partner to its brokers and their clients in the UK insurance market, built on its reputation for high quality products and first-rate delivery.”