Menu

Reinsurance News

Nielsen appointed CFO of Hiscox London Market & Hiscox Syndicates

16th June 2020 - Author: Luke Gallin

Global specialist insurer and reinsurer Hiscox has named Christian Nielsen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Hiscox London Market and Hiscox Syndicates Limited.

Christian NielsenCurrently, Nielsen serves as CFO at Hiscox UK and as a Director of Hiscox Insurance Company Limited (HIC), the group’s UK carrier.

He first joined the firm in 2015 from Barclays, where he held numerous senior roles, including Head of Barclays Finance, Cost & Analytics and Finance Director for Barclaycard UK.

Since joining, Nielsen has played a vital role in delivering numerous critical regulatory and operational initiatives for the business, including HIC’s Solvency II implementation and also its preparations for Brexit, which included sponsoring the Part VII transfer of the European insurance business from HIC to Hiscox Société Anonyme (HSA), the firm’s newly-created European carrier.

Outside of his role in the UK, Nielsen is a Hiscox Partner, a member of the Group’s Finance Leadership Team, and also an active member of the Steering Committee for the Group-wide Finance Transformation Programme.

He is set to join the Hiscox London Market team in September of this year, and will report to Kate Markham, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hiscox London Market. In his capacity as CFO for Hiscox Syndicates Limited, he will report to Hiscox Group CFO, Aki Hussain.

Hussain commented: “Christian will be an excellent addition to our London Market business, which is poised for growth in the face of the most improved market conditions we have seen for some time. He brings strong commercial and financial leadership and a track record of delivery which will benefit both the London Market and HSL management teams.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Recent Reinsurance News

Getting your daily reinsurance news from Reinsurance News is a simple way to receive only the reinsurance industry news that matters, delivered directly to your email inbox.

  • Only email is mandatory, but the more you tell us about yourself the better we can serve you in future!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting the form you are giving your consent to be emailed by us.

Read previous post:
Fairfax CEO Watsa buys $150mn in additional shares

Prem Watsa, the Chief Executive Officer of Canadian property & casualty insurance and reinsurance group Fairfax Financial Holdings, has bought...

Close