International General Insurance Holdings (IGI) has named Brian James as class underwriter for Cargo.
Based in London he will report to Mark Trevitt, IGI’s marine class underwriter.
In his new role, he will responsible for developing a portfolio of a general cargo business, focusing on specific elements of the cargo market, specifically medium-sized accounts and largely transit only, as well as cargo “war on land” risks.
James brings more than three decades of experience in the cargo insurance industry and joins the business from Neon Underwriting where he served as class underwriter since 2017. Prior to that, he spent over ten years at Wellington Underwriting where he was responsible for establishing Wellington’s Syndicate Services and Wellington Gen Genoa, following acquisition by Catlin.
Brian’s appointment further strengthens IGI’s team and its growing marine portfolio.