Markel expands cyber team

Markel International is to merge its professional and financial risks division with its recently expanded cyber team.

David Sawyer, who joined Markel International in 2015, will take an expanded responsibility for the combined divisions as divisional managing director of PFR and cyber.

Chris Burgess will continue to lead the London-based cyber team, and will now report to Mr Sawyer.

Ed Rawe, who joined Markel in 2021, has been promoted to senior cyber underwriter. Lewis Bennett has joined as senior cyber underwriter from Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty. Dan Fox has joined as senior underwriter from Aspen Insurance. Ollie Carroll has joined the team as assistant underwriter.

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