Pioneer Underwriters has appointed James Sharpington as an underwriter in its CAT team, effective July 2018.
Sharpington will be responsible for the development and expansion of the existing property CAT portfolio with a particular emphasis on US business. He will report to David Carson, head underwriter, Pioneer CAT.
Sharpington has experience in the property catastrophe reinsurance market in both broking and account management. He joins from BMS where he served as a senior broker, having started his career at Aon.
Carson commented: “Pioneer CAT’s business has achieved significant growth, driven by the high levels of service that we aspire to and that our capacity providers, clients and brokers expect. James’ market experience and strong analytical skills will make him a valuable addition to the team as he represents Pioneer in the London market and when meeting our brokers and clients across the globe. We are delighted he is joining us.”