Reinsurance broker Ed has appointed Laura Skaanild as Client Director, Professional and Executive Risk, reporting to Paul Richards, Managing Director of the division.
She brings 18 years of legal and insurance experience, and will be tasked with managing and developing the broker’s client base in the financial and professional services sector in the UK, and also the U.S. and offshore affiliates.
She joins from insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW), where she served as Head of the GB FI Major Accounts team. Prior to WTW she worked at insurer Zurich, and started her career as a solicitor with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert.
Managing Director of Ed’s Professional and Executive Risk unit, Richards, commented: “Laura is a talented professional, whose exceptional skills and knowledge will further strengthen our ability to deliver the very best in products, service, and risk expertise to our financial and professional services industry client base.
“Ed’s differentiated approach to client service, innovation and technology continues to attract talent of the highest calibre, and I am very pleased to welcome Laura to the team.”