Barbican appoints class underwriter for financial and professional lines

22 September 2016

London, 22nd September 2016 – Barbican Insurance Group today announced the appointment of Adam Wickens as class underwriter for financial and professional lines, with immediate effect. Mr. Wickens will report to Andrew Pearson, business group leader Fin Pro, PI and D&O.

Most recently, Mr. Wickens was national management liability sales and development manager at AXA, having joined the firm in October 2012 as a senior management liability underwriter. During his extensive insurance career, he has gained considerable experience in the financial lines market, holding related underwriting positions at ACE Europe, HCC Global Financial Products and Royal & Sun Alliance.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Pearson said: "With almost 20 years of insurance industry experience in the financial lines sector, Adam is a key hire for our Fin Pro team. His underwriting portfolio spans SMEs to large multi-national organisations, while his broking network bridges both the London and the regional UK markets. He is joining a highly motivated and dynamic team, and I am sure will play a central role in our continued success.”

Mr. Wickens added: “I am delighted to be joining Barbican. The company is known for its client-focused approach, willingness to take on complex and challenging risks, and ability to develop innovative, responsive solutions. I am very much looking forward to working closely with both colleagues and clients to help play my part in further developing our financial lines book of business.”

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