Lonham Insurance Underwriters, a member of the international specialty insurance group Chaucer, has announced the appointment of Matt Haywood as Marine Underwriter.
Lonham says this appointment is aimed at expanding its specialist underwriting and claims service to the UK cargo and freight liability market.
Haywood brings over 24 years’ experience in the freight liability, logistics and cargo areas covering broking, loss adjusting and client management.
He joins from Marsh UK, where he served as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Marine.
Haywood began his career in the UK regional broking market, including time as a loss adjuster with Collyers.
“We are very excited to have someone of Matt’s calibre join us,” said Nick Hamer and Mike Ayres, Underwriting Directors at Lonham.
“Working alongside us at Lonham, his unique experience in freight liability and logistics will enhance the underwriting capabilities and continuity of service that our clients value so highly.”
Commenting on his appointment, Haywood said, “I am delighted to join Lonham’s market leading cargo and freight liability team.”
“I have admired the business the team has built for a long-time, and I look forward to working closely with everyone to further increase their specialist services for brokers and clients.”