Pioneer Underwriters has promoted Kate McCluskey to Head of Professional Indemnity (PI) International and US Excess, reporting to Graeme Rayner, Group Director of Underwriting.
Senior Class Underwriter, PI International and PI US Excess, Brian Denton, will assume an underwriting role in order to support McCluskey in her promotion, says Pioneer.
She will be based in the firm’s London office, and has more than two decades of industry experience. Before joining Pioneer, she was an underwriter at Antares, Mitsui and also Liberty International. She started her career in the insurance industry with Brit.
Rayner, commented on the promotion; “I would like to congratulate Kate on her new position. Kate has proven herself to be a skilled technical underwriter and a natural leader and this promotion is a reflection of the contribution she has made not only to the Professional Indemnity team but to the whole company.
“Pioneer’s strategy is to employ and develop a committed team of outstanding senior underwriters capable of delivering superior tailored underwriting solutions and Kate personifies this approach.”