Pioneer Underwriters has announced the addition of Philip Turner as a specie underwriter within its Marine Specialty team, effective December 2nd, 2019.
In his new role, Turner will be based in London and will report to Andy Corton, Head of Marine Specialty.
He brings extensive broking and underwriting experience to the role, having served as a Managing Director at Marsh, leading its specie team for more than 20 years before joining Canopius as Head of Specie in 2015.
Graeme Rayner, Group Director of Underwriting at Pioneer, commented: “Pioneer’s portfolio covers a number of diverse specialty lines and Philip will be a valuable addition to the team.
“He is highly respected in the specie market and will enhance and develop our offering across all the relevant risk classes including cash, precious metals, diamonds, fine art and crypto currency. We are delighted he’ll be joining us.”