AXIS Capital, a global specialty underwriter and provider of re/insurance solutions, has appointed Christopher Gray as Global Head of Marine Reinsurance.
Based in London, Gray is a very well respected leader within the marine protection and indemnity (P&I) market.
He joins AXIS from Canopius Group, where he most recently served as the firm’s Head of specialty reinsurance underwriting (marine, casualty & specialty lines).
During his six year tenure at the firm, Gray also held the role of Deputy Head of reinsurance underwriting (marine & specialty), as well as Head of P&I reinsurance, where he specialised in bespoke reinsurance solutions for P&I providers.
Prior to joining Canopius, Gray spent a number of years working at reinsurance giant, Swiss Re, where he served in the roles, Head of marine & energy treaty underwriting, and Senior marine underwriter/VP.
Additionally, Gray also previously served at Munich Re where he was based in Germany and held the role of Senior underwriter P&I.
In its Q422 results, AXIS Capital reported a lower net income of $41 million, as well as a decline to $193 million for the full-year.