XL Catlin announces new international environmental head


XL Catlin’s insurance operations has announced that Adias Gerbaud has been promoted to the title of head international environmental.

The company said that Gerbaud will be responsible for managing XL Catlin’s environmental portfolio while leading a team of eleven underwriters across the UK, Western Europe and Australia. She is based in the Spanish capital Madrid.

XL Catlin said that Gerbaud’s prmotion is in line with its drive to further strengthen its environmental insurance capabilities across its EMEA, LatAm and APAC regions and provide a range of solutions for businesses exposed to environmental risks, including pollution & remediation, legal liability and contractors pollution liability.

“Many multinational companies across EMEA, LatAm and APAC are increasingly aware that minimal environmental protection practices don’t lead to a sustainable future,” said Daniel Maurer, chief underwriting officer international casualty – insurance.“They are working with XL Catlin’s risk engineers to help minimise their environmental exposures and tailoring insurance solutions to mitigate the myriad expenses associated with environmental clean-ups. I am delighted that with Adias we have promoted a strong leader and that we have further strengthened the Environmental team. With these developments, XL Catlin will be even better positioned to help multinational companies manage environmental risk while also developing new solutions for addressing these often complex exposures.”

Gerbaud joined XL Catlin’s Spanish operation in 2007 as a claims adjuster. She moved to London in 2008 to become a member of the environmental underwriting team before returning to Spain in 2010 to lead the environmental insurance business in Iberia. She was appointed underwriting manager environmental Southern Europe & Latin America in 2013 and head environmental EMEA in 2016.

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