Markel International has appointed Tom Simpson as a war and terrorism underwriter.
Simpson boasts 15 years’ insurance industry experience, most recently serving as a political violence underwriter at Novae, now part of Axis Capital.
Simpson will report to senior underwriter Ed Winter who said: “We are delighted to add Tom to our team. Tom will work alongside underwriters Chloe Gordge and Will Newman and his hire progresses our ambitions for this class of business.”
Chris Fenn, managing director of marine at Markel International, added: “War and terrorism coverage is constantly evolving and it’s great to see our terrorism team go from strength to strength”.