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MS Amlin appoints Chris Beazley as Head of Reinsurance

MS Amlin, a global (re)insurer, today announces that Chris Beazley, CEO of MS Amlin AG, will be expanding his leadership role to include all of MS Amlin’s reinsurance business with immediate effect. Chris takes over the responsibilities from James Few, Global Managing Director, of MS Amlin’s reinsurance division. James is stepping down from his role to join TigerRisk Partners, a privately-held reinsurance broker, as CEO of their London office. 

In his new role, Chris will take sole responsibility for setting the strategy of the Group’s reinsurance business and be supported by Dominic Peters, Chief Underwriting Officer and Phil Wooldridge as Reinsurance Lead and Joint Active Underwriter for MSAUL, the Group’s Lloyd’s platform.

Since joining MS Amlin in 2007, Chris has undertaken senior roles within the London marine and reinsurance businesses, launched MS Amlin’s operations in Singapore and acted as Head of Global Clients and Strategy for MS Amlin’s Reinsurance SBU. In 2016 he served a two-year secondment as CEO of the London Market Group (LMG).

Simon Beale, Chief Executive Officer of MS Amlin commented:

“Since joining MS Amlin over 10 years ago, Chris has been an integral part of the management team. His leadership skills, global experience and market expertise will be invaluable to the reinsurance team as it continues to drive the business forward to the next stage of its development.

“Our leading reinsurance business continues to be at the core of MS Amlin’s offering and our experienced team of senior underwriters and claims experts across London, Zurich, Bermuda and beyond work tirelessly with our broking partners to deliver innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs.”

James Few joined MS Amlin in 2015 and drove the evolution of the global reinsurance offering.

Simon Beale commented: “James has made a valuable contribution to MS Amlin, but we understand this is an exciting opportunity for his career with TigerRisk Partners. We wish him well in his next endeavour and looking forward to continuing our relationship into the future."


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Global PR & Media Lead
Ngozi Emeagi
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About MS Amlin
MS Amlin is a leading insurer and reinsurer, part of the global top-10 insurance group MS&AD, with operations in the Lloyd’s, UK, Continental European and Bermudian markets. With a 300-year record and more than 2,100 people in 26 locations worldwide, we deliver continuity for businesses facing the most complex and demanding risks. Our role places us at the forefront of the Property & Casualty, Marine & Aviation and Reinsurance markets.

We are experts in underwriting, with both technical capability and deep knowledge of the areas we insure. Our claims service aims to set the industry reference point for quality, with efficient, fair and timely claims management.