Morris promoted to active underwriter at Talbot


David Morris has been promoted to the position of active underwriter at Talbot Underwriting, a subsidiary of Bermuda-based Validus Holdings.

He will report to James Skinner, Talbot’s chief underwriting officer and who previously held the additional role of active underwriter.

Morris was previously head of overseas offices and head of international property at Talbot London. He started off in the insurance industry in 2002 at Talbot's London office, serving as both property and marine underwriter.

Before this, he was the head of underwriting at Talbot Risk Services in Singapore, where he managed the company's Asia Pacific business across multiple lines and business functions. He also spent time in company's Dubai office as a senior underwriter, establishing business operations in the Middle East and North Africa.

“With over 15 years of expertise in the insurance sector, David has been instrumental in helping us strengthen our client offerings globally,” said Peter Bilsby, CEO of Talbot.

“We are thrilled to see him take on this new role within Talbot and look forward to seeing him continue his advancement as active underwriter.”

Talbot Underwriting, Appointment, David Morris, Bermuda, UK

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