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Sompo International boosts renewable energy team with two new hires

July 15, 2020

Speciality Bermuda based P&C (re)insurer Sompo International Holdings has announced two appointments to its Energy team. Warren Diogo joins as leader of the Renewable Energy team and Sam Bishop joins as assistant vice president, renewable energy underwriter.

Diogo joins from Pioneer Underwriting bringing 20 years of experience in the insurance industry as a risk manager, consultant and underwriter specialising in renewable energy and climate change. Prior to Pioneer he has held senior roles as Ascot and Marsh.

Bishop also joins from Pioneer underwriting and brings ten years’ experience as an energy underwriter and has worked at Starr Underwriting and HDI Global Specialty.

Julian James, chief executive officer, International Insurance at Sompo International, said: “At this critical and challenging time of tremendous change, our ability to provide the best possible service to our business partners and clients is vital. Energy, and renewables in particular, is one class of business where we see tremendous opportunity to expand our business. Prior to Covid-19 this was already a dynamic and developing sector. Now that policymakers are looking to deliver a green recovery from the global pandemic, this will inevitably accelerate the shift to renewable energy.”