EC3 Brokers, the Lloyd’s-headquartered commercial lines broker, has announced the launch of its specialty division and appointed Jonathon Lane as its head.
Lane is joined by Dominic Toogood and Gary Moore, with all three reporting to James Murphy, head of broking at EC3 Brokers.
Lane began his career in insurance in 2003 at XL Catlin before going on to found his own insurance consultancy business specialising in areas such as underwriting strategy and M&A, advising new syndicate start-ups.
Toogood has extensive experience in handling and marketing aviation risks such as major airlines, airports, products manufacturers and general aviation. Most recently, he was a senior broker at Prospect Insurance Brokers.
Moore has over 40 years’ experience as a broker specialising in the marine and energy field. Over the last 20 years he has focussed specifically on marine, creating various marine operations in the United States while working at Marsh, Willis, Aon and Integro.
“Jonathon, Dominic and Gary bring an array of experience and expertise to the casualty and cyber specialty division,” said Murphy.
“Their combined knowledge of cyber, aviation and marine insurance is unparalleled and invaluable. This is a fantastic opportunity for EC3 Brokers to expand and excel in this department and we look forward to growing organically.”
Danny Driscoll, CEO, added, “These individuals and the creation of the casualty and cyber specialty division are an excellent addition to EC3 Brokers. Their expertise will enable us to better assist clients while growing our business within the market.”