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Barbican hires Watson from CNA Hardy

  • Publish Date: Posted over 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Barbican has tapped Emma Watson as class underwriter for property treaty.

Watson joins the Lloyd’s carrier from CNA Hardy where she most recently served as senior underwriter for property treaty, writing catastrophe XL, risk XL and proportional treaty business on a worldwide basis.

She will report to Tom Gwynn, underwriting manager for property treaty. 

Commenting on the appointment, Gwynn said: “Emma is a great addition to the property treaty team and brings considerable market knowledge across multiple territories to the role of class underwriter. I am certain that she will play a central part in our ongoing work to boost our market standing and advance our capabilities in this demanding sector.”

Watson added: “I am excited to be joining Tom and the property treaty team. They are known for their agile and service driven approach and I am keen to explore ways in which we can further strengthen that position and our overall market proposition.”