Hamilton Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Vanessa Young as head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance across its global operations.
Based in London, Young reports to Miles Osorio, active underwriter of Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000.
Young brings two decades of technical and industry experience to the role. She joins the firm from Willis Towers Watson, where she was most recently executive director for their transactional risks unit in London where she led the establishment of a client-focused, technical, and risk-based approach to M&A broking projects.
Previously, she served as a senior underwriter/solicitor at Neon Underwriting, where she worked on a number of UK and international transactions with a focus on the renewable energy and real estate sectors.
Adrian Daws, CEO, Hamilton Managing Agency Limited commented: “We are delighted to welcome Vanessa to our Hamilton team in this newly-created key role. She brings a wealth of experience and we’re fortunate to have such notable industry talent guiding our growth plans in this all-important line of business.
“A solicitor and accomplished insurance leader, Vanessa has responsibility for Hamilton’s M&A book of business. Her significant market knowledge, together with her proven underwriting skills and track record, will be pivotal in overseeing the immediate further buildout of our global business. With remarkable enthusiasm, she has hit the ground running in building her team, with additional underwriters to join in the coming weeks.”