Pool Re, the UK government and re/insurance industry backed terrorism reinsurance scheme, has announced a strengthening of its risk analysis and research team, with the appointment of Andrew Sean Donaldson as Deputy Head of Risk Analysis.
Donaldson will report to Ed Butler, Head of Risk Analysis, and takes up his new role with immediate effect.
In the role, Donaldson will manage threat reporting and commissioning of analytical products to assist Pool Re Members and partners understand the modern terrorist threat. He will also provide project management support for Pool Re’s wider work in the terrorism (re)insurance market.
Butler commented on the hire; “Our risk analysis capability has gone from strength to strength in the last year. Andrew’s appointment will help us maintain that momentum. He brings an exceptional level of understanding and first-hand experience of the terrorism landscape and I am certain he will be a key asset in our goal of providing our Members and stakeholders with an unapparelled level of insight into this evolving threat. I am very pleased to welcome him to the team.”
Donaldson previously worked in the counterterrorism unit of the police force, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and various other roles in government and defence related anti-terrorism work.