Barbican Insurance Group, which underwriters re/insurance predominantly through its Lloyd’s platform, has announced the appointment of Clive Archer as Head of international casualty treaty reinsurance, with immediate effect.
Archer joins with over 30 years’ experience and will be reporting to Simon Saunders, Head of reinsurance.
He will be responsible for coordinating all underwriting activities of the international casualty team.
The division currently provides proportional, excess of loss and stop loss reinsurance across a range of business lines, including directors’ & officers’, workers’ compensation, financial institutions and professional indemnity.
Most recently, he was class underwriter for casualty treaty at Vibe Syndicate, where he was responsible for growing the company’s international casualty treaty book from inception.
Previous roles have included: senior casualty underwriter, Ace Tempest Re; manager of international casualty at St Paul Re and Platinum Re; and senior underwriter for casualty treaty at ERC Frankona.
Commenting on the appointment, Saunders said: “Clive is an outstanding underwriter with a fantastic track record of developing and maintaining profitable and diverse books of casualty business.”
“That wealth of casualty market knowledge and insight will prove invaluable not only in helping us deliver more for our clients, but also responding more quickly to changing market demands and reacting faster to new business opportunities.”