Specialty Lloyd’s broker MNK Re Limited has announced the appointment of Philippe Bara as Associate Director – Energy and Risk Engineering.
Bara brings with him almost thirty years of experience in the energy market across both Paris and London; including in the fields of offshore energy, windfarms, geothermal, shale gas and oil, power cables and exploration of new energy territories.
He previously worked with Partner Re in London as a Senior Energy Underwriter and will now be working alongside the leader of the MNK Re Energy practice, Victor Akisanya.
“MNK Re is in a period of strategic expansion, widening our specialist reach into new markets and new product lines,” said Manoj Kumar, Group CEO and Managing Director of MNK Re Limited.
“It is exciting to see the firm growing steadily and responding to market needs, and to be able to bring in a new generation of expertise to our team.
“Philippe brings his wide knowledge of worldwide direct and re-insurance energy facultative markets to his new role; along with an extensive book of contacts garnered from a long career in this market, as well as his understanding of offshore and onshore energy risk dynamics. We are delighted that he has joined our team.”
On joining MNK Re, Philippe Bara said, “It’s great to be joining MNK Re as the team is growing and the company’s global reach continues to extend into key international markets.
“I have been impressed by MNK Re’s knowledge and deep experience in the energy sector.
“It is bringing fresh thinking to the market and developing bespoke solutions and I’m looking forward to working with colleagues, bringing my experience, to deliver great results for our clients.”