Independent specialty underwriting agency Certa Insurance has appointed Ben Furtick as senior US tax accountant to bolster their underwriting team and expand their growing US tax insurance offering., effective 20 April 2020.
Furtick joins from Deloitte where he served as associate director in the financial services reporting and compliance team in London where he was responsible for building a practice advising clients in the on US and global operational tax compliance.
Ben brings 8 years’ experience from Deloitte and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where his practice spanned US corporate and partnership taxation, international provisions of US tax and global operational taxes.
Tom Cartwright, co-founder and head of Certa’s underwriting team said: “We are thrilled to launch the next chapter in Certa’s development after a very successful first year with this exciting appointment. Certa is one of few UK markets able to insure US tax risks and Ben’s expertise will enhance the service we provide to our growing client and broker base in the US and globally”.
Furtick said: “I am delighted to join Certa at this exciting time for the business. I look forward to working to grow and develop Certa’s US tax underwriting offerings, and I am eager to help build on the successes of the tax underwriting business to date.”