Brit appoints senior Kidnap and Ransom Underwriter

Brit appoints senior Kidnap and Ransom Underwriter


Brit Ltd (“Brit”) announces the appointment of Stephen Quinton to the role of Class Underwriter, Kidnap and Ransom (“K&R”), effective 3rd September 2018. He will report to Andrew Bowers, Divisional Director, Accident & Health (“A&H”).

Stephen brings over 30 years of experience across underwriting and claims. He joins Brit from Travelers Syndicate Management where he was Head of Accident & Special Risks for Travelers Syndicate 5000. In this role, Stephen was responsible for managing a team writing a diverse portfolio including marine piracy, kidnap and ransom and extortion risks on a global basis.

Stephen has been underwriting with Travelers Syndicate 5000 (previously St Paul at Lloyd’s) since 1994 and successfully launched and led its K&R portfolio of business in 2000. Stephen began his career as a claims and reinsurance technician. He is ACII qualified and holds an Executive MBA from Cass Business School.

Matthew Wilson, CEO, Brit, said: “We are pleased to announce the hire of yet another market-leading specialist underwriter by Brit. Adding high quality underwriters underpins Brit’s growth strategy and Stephen’s extensive experience of both underwriting and crisis response makes him well placed to add value for our clients in the K&R space. We believe that Stephen will be a great asset to our well-regarded A&H team and look forward to him joining.”