Canopius bolsters marine war risk business

Canopius Group has appointed Nick Whitear as war risks underwriter. Mr Whitear will be part of the global marine team based in London, headed up by the joint heads of marine, Charles Fernandez and Paul Hackett.

Mr Whitear brings more than thirty years of industry experience, having held roles in a variety of commercial positions in leading mutual marine insurance clubs managed by Thomas Miller.

Prior to joining Canopius, he was the underwriting director at the UK War Risks Club, where he was responsible for the growth and development of the Club since 2015. Other past roles include marketing director at the UK P&I Club and underwriter at the TT Club.

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