Charles Barrett appointed as Terrorism Underwriter


Brit Insurance, the international general insurance and reinsurance group, is pleased to announce the expansion of its War & Terrorism team with the appointment of Charles Barrett as Terrorism Underwriter. He takes up his position immediately.

In his new role, Charles will be responsible for underwriting a diverse range of political violence and aviation war related risks to support the profitable growth of Brit Insurance’s worldwide War & Terrorism portfolio. Charles will be based in London and will report to Russell Kennedy, Class Underwriter, War & Terrorism.

Charles joins Brit Insurance from broker Willis Ltd, where he was more recently Vice President for the North American Terrorism Practice, responsible for leading the London-based team specialising in Terrorism placements for North American domiciled clients.

Matthew Wilson, CEO of Brit Insurance’s Global Markets division, commented:

“Charles’ specialist knowledge of the global War & Terrorism market will complement and broaden our existing underwriting capabilities in this important area of our Global Markets portfolio. His experience of developing products will also be of real value to our team.”


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About Brit Insurance
Brit Insurance is an international general insurance and reinsurance group specialising in commercial insurance. The Group writes a diverse portfolio of insurance and reinsurance, offering worldwide protection. The scope is wide-ranging: from sole traders to the largest multinational corporations; from manufacturers to professional services; from shops to satellites. Our distribution model is centred on brokers and intermediaries. Reflecting where our customers trade, we are organized into three strategic business units – Global Markets, UK and Reinsurance – which have access to our underwriting platforms including Brit Insurance Limited and our Lloyd’s syndicate, Brit Syndicate 2987.