Specialty (re)insurance group Chaucer has named Jonathan Sutcliffe to the newly created role of head of underwriting at Chaucer Insurance Company DAC in Ireland.
In his new role he will take on a leadership role in the overall direction and management of Chaucer Dublin. He will be responsible for the underwriting appetite and strategy, risk selection and acceptance and product development.
Sutcliffe is currently the Active Underwriter of Syndicate 2088, and will continue in this role until the end of 2019 when Syndicates 1084 and 2088 will combine under Syndicate 1084 for the 2020 Year of Account.
Chaucer states Sutcliffe’s appointment supports the long-term development and growth of Chaucer Dublin, and that Chaucer Dublin is integral to Chaucer’s long-term international strategy of providing brokers and clients with comprehensive specialty underwriting expertise, platform choice and broad distribution options.
Michelle Moore, general manager of Chaucer Dublin, said: “Growing Chaucer Dublin is an important strategic goal for Chaucer and I am confident that Jonathan’s wealth of underwriting experience and exceptional industry knowledge will bring significant value to the business.”
Sutcliffe added: “I am delighted to be joining Chaucer Dublin and look forward to working closely with Michelle and her team to support the long-term development and growth of our insurance company in Ireland, which is an integral part of Chaucer’s specialty underwriting offering to brokers and clients.”