AmTrust International has appointed of Steven Moore as lead underwriter for professional indemnity within its specialty division.
Moore will be based in London and report into Bruce Whitmee, chief underwriting officer and angel mas, chief executive officer at AmTrust Europe.
He brings over 25 years professional indemnity market experience and has been with AmTrust since 2014, writing risks for UK domestic, international and multi-national businesses. Before that he spent 17 years at Royal & Sun Alliance as a London market professional indemnity underwriting manager.
AmTrust’s former lead underwriter for professional indemnity, Russel Newell will move across to Collegiate, AmTrust’s wholly owned professional indemnity MGA to bring Newell’s expertise to the underwriting unit within that operation.
Whitmee said: “We are delighted for Steven to take on this important role for AmTrust, where his experience and expertise in writing a wide range of Professional Indemnity risks will be greatly valued. Professional Indemnity is a key line of business for AmTrust and an important component of our growth plans. AmTrust is actively investing in Professional Indemnity and seasoned professionals such as Steven will help us deliver on this objective. Russell’s move to Collegiate will assist us in broadening their offering and help us in our aim of making Collegiate the leading MGA in the financial lines SME market.”