Alliant Insurance Services, the U.S specialty insurance brokerage firm, has appointed Derek Whipple as Senior Vice President, Energy & Marine.
Prior to joining Alliant, Whipple held a variety of broking and leadership positions in the power and energy sectors.
With over 25 years of experience, he has overseen power generation, conventional thermal plants, such as gas and coal-fired facilities to renewable energy including solar, wind, storage, and alternative technologies.
His experience spans both operations and construction programs, which includes contractual risk transfer, alternative capital structures, and business interruption associated with the competitive power markets.
John Ludwig, Co-COO, Alliant Specialty commented: “Derek’s unique combination of engineering and finance expertise adds a more robust service offering to our E&M Power team. His knowledge will prove invaluable to our clients, markets, and the overall Alliant family as we continue to grow.”
His appointment follows Alliant’s recent hire of Jessie Guerrero, who has also been named Senior Vice President, Energy & Marine.