James joins from Hiscox, where he was a Property Underwriter. He started his career at Argo Syndicate 1200 where he held a number of underwriting roles, the most recent being Property Underwriter. James also acts a Consultant for the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance team at the World Bank.
With 20 years’ experience in direct and facultative commercial property underwriting, Laura joins from Aviva where she held the role of Senior Wholesale Underwriter. During her career Laura has also worked in a number of other underwriting positions including commercial property roles at MS Amlin, WR Berkley and Beazley.
Neil Russell, Class Underwriter, North American Open Market Property at Brit commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Laura and James to our North American Open Market Property team. With both bringing a strong track record of successfully writing property business, their sector expertise will enable us to further expand our team and offering as we look to continue providing our global client base with market-leading products and service.”