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Coverys appoints CIO & CTO

August 01, 2018

Coverys Managing Agency, Lloyd’s managing agent of syndicates 1975, 1991, 3330 and 1110, has appointed Robert Scott-Stewart as chief information officer (CIO) and Peter Chambers as chief technology officer (CTO).

Both Scott-Stewart and Chambers will join the business in October.

According to a company statement, the appointments will allow Coverys to provide “a market-leading, modern, and scalable platform to support its specialist team in London.”

Scott-Stewart joins the company from Brit Insurance where he served as CIO from 2012. Before this, he held the role of group CTO at Catalina Re.

Chambers has worked as a consultant to businesses spanning the insurance sector including; AXA, Amtrust, Brit Insurance, and Canopius, for almost 20 years.

CEO Robin McCoy said: “Coverys Managing Agency has a clear ambition. We want to be the managing agency of choice for specialist underwriters at Lloyd’s,”

He added: “We want to work with underwriters with genuine specialist expertise, who are passionate about their chosen sector and who can bring new untapped business, new distribution avenues, and innovative approaches to the market. Coverys Syndicate 1975 is an example of this philosophy in practice.

“We recognise that to realise this ambition, we need a market-leading platform which is robust and capable of expanding to accommodate our and our partners’ growing businesses. Robert and Pete will be integral in helping us achieve this. They are recognised experts in their chosen fields, and I am very pleased to welcome them to the team.”