Fidelis has promoted Richard Coulson to chief underwriting officer (CUO) of its UK arm, Fidelis Underwriting Limited (FUL).
He will report to FUL CEO Daniel Burrows, effective immediately.
Coulson joined Fidelis in 2015 as head of specialty and was later appointed director of FUL Underwriting in 2017.
Prior to Fidelis, he served as executive director of political risk, structured credit and surety at RK Harrison. During his career, he has also held positions at MMC Capital, Marsh, Hiscox and JLT.
Commenting on the promotion, Burrows said: “Rich has ably demonstrated his underwriting acumen and a talent for developing innovative products. He has been integral to the success and growth of FUL’s business. I am delighted to confirm his appointment to this role.”