22 January 2018Insurance

Canopius boosts energy practice with Marsh hire

Specialty re/insurer Canopius has hired Victoria Phillips as an energy underwriter from Marsh, based in Singapore.

Phillips will report to Geoff Tin, head of energy, and work closely with the London team as well as the renewable energy team in the Netherlands.

Mark Newman, head of AsiaPac MENA said: “We pride ourselves on our joined-up approach to energy across our global offices, and our common strategy across our platforms ensures we offer a seamless energy product to our brokers. Victoria’s enthusiasm and passion for finding excellent solutions to our clients’ challenges, as well as her significant broking experience, will be a great asset to the team.”

Canopius' energy offering is predominantly an upstream energy account, incorporating renewable energy, with limited midstream and downstream components. It offers protection for energy property physical damage, offshore construction all risks, excess third party liability and operators' extra expense / control of well risks. The renewable energy offering includes coverage for construction all risks, contingent delay in start-up, operational all risks, contingent business interruption and third party liabilities.

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