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Canopius Group launches medical malpractice business, names Ashley Moulton as healthcare underwriter

6th June 2023 - Author: Akankshita Mukhopadhyay

Global specialty (re)insurer, Canopius Group, has recently unveiled its new venture into the medical malpractice market with the appointment of Ashley Moulton as the healthcare underwriter.

canopius-logoMoulton brings over a decade of experience to her new role, having previously held key positions at Coverys Syndicate 1975 and CFC Underwriting’s life sciences division.

Her track record includes successfully driving growth in the life sciences binder book and building the US medical malpractice portfolio.

Canopius’ medical malpractice business will focus on underwriting a combination of international healthcare risks, with a specific emphasis on the lucrative US market.

As the company looks to expand its new offering, additional appointments will be made in the near future, aligning with ambitious growth targets.

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Alois Rouffiac, UK Chief Underwriting Officer and Active Underwriter at Canopius, expressed confidence in Ashley’s appointment, stating, “Ashley brings the perfect blend of technical underwriting skills and commercial acumen that will ensure the swift success of our new medical malpractice business. This market is primed for new entrants, and I am confident that clients and brokers will benefit from Ashley’s service-focused approach, the new capacity and Canopius’ recognised long term commitment to every class we enter.”

Commenting on her new role, Ashley Moulton remarked, “Canopius is the ideal home to build a new healthcare portfolio. The growth across the business has been exceptional and its talent and strategy are compelling. With rates hardening and the market adapting to a number of carriers reducing capacity, it is an exciting time to launch a new division at an innovative organisation like Canopius. I am confident our new healthcare business will quickly grow from strength to strength.”

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