International (re)insurance broker UIB has named Carl Smith as operations director and Oliver Carriere as senior risk engineer.
Smith joins the business from Marsh where he previously served as chief operating officer (COO) specialty practices between 2010 and 2017 and as COO London Markets from 2017.
Before this, he served with Cox Insurance as aviation underwriter and head of administration, with Sedgwick (Broker Airlines and General Aviation), and with British Insurance and Investment Brokers Association (BIBA).
Smith will join the firm in mid-April and report to UIBL CEO Shaun Barrington.
Carriere, is a trained engineer and has spent his 30-year career within energy (re)insurance as an underwriter and consultant, with expertise in the African markets.
Prior to running his own consultancy and training business, he held the position of senior upstream and downstream energy underwriter at PartnerRe for 10 years. Before that he spent 14 years as AXA Re also as senior downstream energy underwriter.
Barrington, CEO of United Insurance Brokers Limited (UIBL) said: “Both Carl and Olivier are great additions to the team here at UIB. They bring vast experience of their respective roles and following our recent announcement of Miles Taffs’ arrival, we are delighted UIB continues to attract the best talent that is available across the London market and is consistently able to offer our clients additional value in all our service propositions to help them fulfil their own requirements.”