Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Jonathan Finch as Senior Underwriter in its surety team in London.
He joins Markel from Travelers Insurance Company Limited, where he also served as a senior surety underwriter.
Finch has more than 25 years of experience as a surety professional and has worked extensively in the UK commercial and contract surety market, having held a variety of roles throughout his career in both broking and underwriting.
He has previously held positions at RKH Specialty, Ace European Group Limited and AON Surety and Guarantee.
In his new role, Finch will be responsible for the servicing and development of the surety portfolio at Markel, reporting to Damian Manning, Head of Surety.
“The appointment of Jonathan reflects our growing appetite in the surety business and underlines our commitment to the market,” said Ewa Rose, Managing Director of Trade Credit, Political Risk and Surety at Markel International.
“Jonathan’s extensive and versatile experience, both in broking and underwriting, will make him a valuable asset to our team and its future success,” she added. “We are delighted to have Jonathan on board and look forward to welcoming him to the team.”