Antares, the Lloyd’s platform of QIC Global, has appointed Martin Campbell head of specialty at Syndicate 1274.
Campbell reports to Alexander Craggs, Active Underwriter at Antares, and succeeds John Taylor, who is stepping down from the role and will be leaving the business.
He brings over 30 years’ experience in the insurance market and has been head of Financial Institutions at Antares since March 2019.
Campbell joined from The Channel Syndicate, where he was head of Financial Lines and one of the founding partners.
Before that he was head of Financial Institutions and Directors & Officers insurance at Newline Group.
“With the dedicated operational and financial backing of QIC Global, we are strategically expanding our specialty offering,” said Joe Battle, Chief Executive Officer of Antares.
“Martin has been instrumental to our growth in the financial institutions area and his wealth of experience in the Lloyd’s market and collaborative managerial approach ensures we continue to provide our clients with the effective, quality underwriting for which we are known.
“I would also like to thank John for the great work he has done during his time here, and we wish him continued success in all his future endeavors.”
Commenting on his appointment, Campbell said, “I am very much looking forward to taking on the role of head of specialty at Antares as the business embarks on the next stage of our strategic expansion.
“Antares’ consistent dedication to excellence is exemplary in the Lloyd’s market and we see a number of key opportunities for specialty growth. I look forward to contributing to this next stage in the development of the business.”