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MS AUL names Vishal Desai CRO, Catherine Scullion Chief Actuary

29th January 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

Speciality Lloyd’s (re)insurer MS Amlin Underwriting has announced the appointment of Vishal Desai as Chief Risk Officer and Catherine Scullion as Chief Actuary.

ms-amlin-logoDesai reports to the company’s Chief Executive Officer Johan Slabbert and brings over 18 years’ of general insurance industry experience.

He joins in May from the Bank of England where he currently serves as Acting Head of Division General Insurance Risk Specialists & Chief Actuary.

Desai succeeds Giles Holland, who is set to leave the business to pursue other opportunities.

Scullion will take up the newly created role of Chief Actuary in April and reports to Chief Financial Officer Phil Green.

She joins from Lloyd’s of London, where she has worked since 2015 and held the position of Head of Capital since 2018.

“I am delighted to announce these two senior appointments, both of which will support our business transformation and strengthen our core leadership teams,” said Slabbert.

Both Vishal and Catherine bring a depth of sector, risk and actuarial expertise that will immediately contribute to our strategic ambitions. We are delighted to attract such diverse senior talent, and underpins our aspirations as a prestigious underwriting business, with a London market presence worthy of our heritage and potential.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Giles for his hard work and commitment to the business over the past 20 years. We wish him the very best in the future.”

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