SCOR-backed Channel Syndicate 2015 (Channel) at the specialist Lloyd’s of London re/insurance marketplace, has announced the appointment of Nick Forti as Active Underwriter, effective March 19.
He joins from Brit syndicate 2988, where he also served as an Active Underwriter, and will report to the Chief Executive Officer of Channel, Stuart McMurdo (who is also the Chief Underwriting Officer of both Channel and SCOR).
Prior to Brit, Forti was a reinsurance broker with both Willis Re and Aon Benfield. His underwriting experience includes a range of specialist lines products with both insurance and reinsurance portfolio management experience.
“We are entering the next chapter of Channel’s development and our key objective is to increase our London profile as a specialist insurer within the boundaries of profitable growth,” said McMurdo.
“Nick is a great hire for Channel and I am delighted to welcome someone of his calibre to the team.”
“He brings significant expertise on the specialist product side and his appointment crucially enables Tom to focus on the execution of our recently announced London Specialty insurance platform initiative.”