Barbican Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Clive Archer as head of international casualty treaty reinsurance, effective immediately.
In his new role, Archer will be responsible for coordinating all underwriting activities of the international casualty team and will report to Simon Saunders, head of reinsurance.
The division currently provides proportional, excess of loss and stop loss reinsurance across a range of business lines, including directors’ & officers’, workers’ compensation, financial institutions and professional indemnity.
Archer joins with over 3 decades of underwriting experience in the casualty reinsurance sector to the role, across both the UK and internationally. Previously he was a class underwriter for casualty treaty at Vibe Syndicate, where he was responsible for growing the company’s international casualty treaty book from inception. He has also held senior positions as senior casualty underwriter, Ace Tempest Re; manager of international casualty at St Paul Re and Platinum Re; and senior underwriter for casualty treaty at ERC Frankona.
Saunders, head of reinsurance, said: “Clive is an outstanding underwriter with a fantastic track record of developing and maintaining profitable and diverse books of casualty business. That wealth of casualty market knowledge and insight will prove invaluable not only in helping us deliver more for our clients, but also responding more quickly to changing market demands and reacting faster to new business opportunities.”