Munich Re-owned specialist engineering and technology insurer HSB has added Mathew Prentice to support its computer and cyber product range offering.
Prentice will be responsible for the development and implementation of HSB’s underwriting strategy for the computer and cyber account in the UK and Ireland.
Based in Birmingham and reporting to Andy Bazley, Underwriting Strategy Manager, Prentice is described as possessing a wealth of experience as an underwriter and knowledge in cyber insurance.
This move represents a promotion from his previous role of Senior Underwriter at HSB, having joined the company as an underwriter in 2014 from Aviva.
“We are delighted to appoint Mathew as our cyber/computer product lead,” said Stephen Morris, Underwriting Director, HSB.
“In a rapidly changing and expanding market, computer and cyber insurance is an important strategic part of our offering. Mat’s specialist knowledge and front-line underwriting experience will ensure that we continue to have a strong focus on these specialist products as part of our portfolio.”