Date: 01/08/2018

Markel Appoints Senior Marine and Energy Underwriter

Markel International, London, August 1, 2018 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Simon Engelen as senior marine and energy liability underwriter. He will report to head of liability, Andrew Carter, who he will support in managing the liability team, including its activities in UK marine, marine trades, and ports and terminals.

With over 16 years’ experience in the industry, Simon was previously marine liability class underwriter at MS Amlin and, prior to that, held the same role at W.R. Berkley. He had earlier appointments at QBE and Navigators.

Andrew Carter commented: “Simon is a first class hire and adding someone of his expertise to our team will enable Markel to enhance its Lloyd’s box service as well as broker and client focus and travel. We are delighted to have such an experienced underwriter joining our team.”

Paul Jenks, managing director, marine and energy division, added: “Simon is well known to Markel and we have a tremendous amount of faith that he will be a huge asset to our marine liability team and its future success.”




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