Fidelis bolsters London underwriting team with Zurich hire

03-04-2018

Bermuda-based specialty re/insurer Fidelis Insurance has appointed Alison Clarke as senior underwriter of its London underwriting team, effective April 3.

In this role, Clarke will focus on growing the group's product offering, as well as assuming management responsibilities within the London underwriting team.

Clarke has 20 years of experience and has worked in several sector of the energy and marine market, including downstream, upstream and construction. She joins from Zurich Insurance, where she was head of offshore energy.

During the last two years, Clarke has also been an active member of the Lloyd's Market Authority Joint Rig Committee for Offshore Energy, liaising with industry leaders and practitioners.

"We are delighted to welcome someone of Alison’s calibre and expertise to our team. She brings a depth and breadth of experience that will be very useful in expanding our unique portfolio of bespoke insurance products," said Rich Coulson, chief underwriting officer of Fidelis Underwriting.

Clarke added: “I look forward to joining the Fidelis underwriting team to continue the success they’ve had in building their underwriting book. Their focus on designing and delivering innovative and flexible solutions that are tailored to clients’ specific needs, in a highly responsive manner, is key to success in today’s market.”

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