Global specialty re/insurer Canopius has announced that Jamie Jeffers has joined the firm from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) as Underwriter, Credit & Political Risk, Canopius Asia Pacific.
Effective September 9th, 2019 Jeffers will support the firm’s growth ambitions in the Asia Pacific region by targeting both bank and corporate business.
He joins from global insurance and reinsurance broker WTW, where he served as Executive Director, Financial Solutions – Credit & Political Risk. Prior to WTW, Jeffers held positions for Westpac in Sydney, and also AIB in Dublin.
In his new role he will be based in Singapore and will report to Yann Marmonier, Head of Insurance, Asia Pacific & MENA, and Bernie de Haldevang, Head of Specialty, London.
Marmonier commented: “Jamie brings the balance of skills essential for Canopius to capitalise on the significant credit and political risks opportunities emanating from the region. His appointment signifies the importance of CPRI to Canopius in its continuing expansion across the Asia Pacific and it gives me great pleasure to welcome Jamie to the team.”