Coverys Managing Agency has announced the appointment of Robert Forster as director of underwriting.
Forster’s appointment is effective June and he succeeds Phil Sloan, who is due to retire from the position.
He brings over three decades of specialist underwriting experience to Coverys and most recently served as Chief Underwriting Officer and Active Underwriter of Novae Syndicate 2007.
Commenting on his appointment, Forster said, “In a crowded space, Coverys has forged its market-leading position through the quality of its specialist expertise and underwriting strategy.
“I am looking forward to joining Coverys’ excellent team and developing our underwriting capacity further.”
Robin McCoy, Chief Executive Officer of Coverys Managing Agency, added, “Rob is a terrific addition to our senior team, and I am very pleased to welcome him to Coverys.
“He is the ideal candidate to maintain and build on our success to date and to help continue to drive this business forward.
“He is renowned as an excellent underwriter with a clear entrepreneurial approach and strategic ability. These characteristics will be key to realising our ambitions for Coverys in the Lloyd’s market.”