Barbican grows cyber underwriting team
15 December 2014
Matthew Waller joins as cyber, technology and media underwriter
Barbican Insurance Group has today announced the appointment of Matthew Waller as cyber, technology and media underwriter, with immediate effect. He will report to Geoff White, underwriting manager - cyber, technology and media.
Mr. Waller’s expertise spans both the underwriting and broking arenas. Most recently, he was a senior underwriter at ACE USA. His primary responsibility was leading a professional liability book of business, which encompassed a range of products including: cyber, media and technology. Prior to this, he worked for Frank Crystal & Company and during a four-year period rose to the position of senior account executive focusing on professional and management liability insurance.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. White said: “The cyber arena is one in which we see significant opportunities for growth driven by product innovation and the ability to deliver bespoke solutions. Barbican has already established a prominent position in the sector by providing flexible, comprehensive solutions built around the specific needs of the individual client. Matthew brings a strong combination of both broking and underwriting expertise from the US cyber market. He has already built a strong track record for identifying opportunities and expanding market penetration, and is a great addition to the team.
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Formed in 2007, Barbican Insurance Group underwrites business predominantly through its Syndicates at Lloyd’s. It also has a non-Lloyd’s financial solutions business based in Guernsey which offers insurance and reinsurance programmes to the global market and number of service companies including, Barbican Underwriting Limited, Castel Underwriting Agencies Limited, Professional Indemnity Protect Limited and Seacurus Limited.
Barbican Syndicates at Lloyd’s have a stamp capacity of £250m for the 2014 year of account and underwrite marine, aviation and transport re/insurance, property re/insurance, media and contingency, energy and specialty lines including casualty reinsurance, cyber liability, healthcare liability, financial and professional lines and professional indemnity.