Specialty re/insurer Sompo International has bolstered its Energy Business Unit in London with the appointment of Warren Diogo as leader of the Renewable Energy team and Sam Bishop as Assistant Vice President, Renewable Energy Underwriter.
Diogo has two decades of experience in the insurance industry as a risk manager, consultant and underwriter specialising in renewable energy and climate change.
He held senior roles at Ascot, Marsh and Pioneer Underwriting prior to joining Sompo International.
Bishop also joins from Pioneer Underwriting and has ten years’ experience as an energy underwriter. He has worked at Starr Underwriting and HDI Global Specialty.
“At this critical and challenging time of tremendous change, our ability to provide the best possible service to our business partners and clients is vital,” said Julian James, Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance at Sompo International.
“Energy, and renewables in particular, is one class of business where we see tremendous opportunity to expand our business.
“Prior to COVID-19 this was already a dynamic and developing sector. Now that policymakers are looking to deliver a green recovery from the global pandemic, this will inevitably accelerate the shift to renewable energy.”