Specialist (re)insurance broker Capsicum Re has announced 4 new appointments to its London cyber team.
Umair Ghani and Thomas Lashkari have joined as a cyber pricing actuary and a cyber analyst and will report to Justyna Pikinska, head of analytics, Specialty Lines at Capsicum Re.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Braney and Sebastien Plummer have joined as brokers and will report to Ian Newman, global head of cyber.
Ghani joins from AIG where he has spent the last 9 years, most recently as a casualty lines pricing actuary. He also held roles as a financial lines pricing actuary, pricing analyst and reserving analyst.
Lashkari joins from Direct Line Group where he was a pricing analyst, acting as the lead analyst for several notable lines of business. Before this he held roles at Travelers Insurance and Davies Group.
Additionally, Braney joins from Liberty Specialty Markets where she was a senior underwriter focused on developing the cyber reinsurance and personal accident reinsurance portfolios.
Prior to this, she was the deputy class underwriter for Treaty PA at Liberty Syndicates and also held roles with Lockton Re and Odyssey Re.