Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Chris Burges to head up its cyber team in London.
Burgess brings over 15 years of experience working in financial and professional lines insurance, having held a variety of roles throughout his career.
Most recently he served as UK cyber leader at AIG where he was responsible for its cyber, technology, Telco and media professional indemnity portfolios as well as leading global strategies.
In his new role, he will report to Scott Bailey, who became managing director of cyber for Markel International earlier this year when the team developed into a separate underwriting division.
Bailey, managing director of cyber, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Chris as head of our London cyber team at this exciting and critical time. We formed an all-new underwriting division earlier this year and have very recently launched our new product Cyber 360 and so his appointment reinforces both our continued growth and our ambition in this space,”
Adding: “We look forward to working closely with our valued brokers to explore opportunities in the cyber market over the coming months and years and are certain that Chris will be an asset to the team as we achieve this.”