Argo International, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, has appointed Greg Walters as class underwriter for its onshore energy account. He will report to head of marine & energy Philip Thorpe-Apps.
Walters joins Argo from Liberty International where as senior underwriter he was responsible for developing a portfolio of oil, gas and petrochemical risks. Prior to this, he spent four years underwriting onshore energy at QBE’s O’Farrell Syndicate. He has also served as a senior energy underwriter at Zurich Global Energy. He began his insurance career in 1994 with JLT Risk Solutions.
Philip Thorpe-Apps, said: “Throughout his career, Greg has focused on Energy underwriting and this is reflected in his underwriting skill and network of longstanding relationships in the sector. His appointment emphasises our focus on recruiting specialist underwriters, who complement our existing team, to develop and maintain an Energy account based on technical expertise and skilled underwriting.”