Brit appoints Head of Outwards Reinsurance

Brit appoints Head of Outwards Reinsurance


Brit Ltd (“Brit”) announces the appointment of James Drew as Head of Outwards Reinsurance. In this role, effective 1 July 2019, James will be based in London and report to Christiern Dart, Group Chief Underwriting Officer. James will also work closely with Reinhard Seitz, currently Head of Outwards Reinsurance at Brit, who will be retiring from Brit towards the end of 2019.

James joins Brit, to oversee outward reinsurance purchasing and will be responsible for developing and expanding new and existing reinsurance relationships. He brings over two decades of experience in Lloyd’s and the London market to the role.

He was most recently Head of Reinsurance at Aviva. Prior to this, James held Head of Reinsurance roles at Insurance Australia Group and Torus Insurance (now Starstone). James started his career underwriting across specialty classes including Property Treaty and Marine.

Christiern Dart, CUO of Brit, commented: “We are pleased to welcome James to Brit. His wide range of experience and strong relationships in both the traditional and non-traditional reinsurance markets will be a positive addition to our reinsurance purchasing strategy. James’ expertise will help us to ensure our approach continues to take advantage of both tried and tested and innovative new structures.”