AXA XL has announced the appointment of Matthew Bishop as senior underwriter, downstream and power for the UK and Lloyd’s market, effective immediately.
In his new role, Bishop will be based in London and have responsibility for supporting the business planning and forecasting process as well as establishing and developing relationships with key brokers and clients in the market.
Bishop joins the firm from StarStone Insurance, where he served as senior underwriter for Onshore Energy, Power & Utilities, having joined in 2016.
He began his career in the industry in 2011 with an internship at Lloyd’s of London, later joining RKH Specialty in 2012 as an Onshore Energy and Power Broker.
Nicola Harris, head of Energy UK & Lloyd’s market, commented: “I am delighted that Matt will be taking on the role of Senior Underwriter, Downstream & Power.
“Having worked both on the broking and underwriting side, his knowledge and experience will be a great asset in helping us to deliver our payer to partner strategy, as we continue to develop our UK Energy portfolio.”