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MS Amlin Underwriting Limited appoints Stuart Forsyth as Lead Class Underwriter for Hull

MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL), the Lloyd’s global specialty (re)insurer, today announces the appointment of Stuart Forsyth as Lead Class Underwriter for Hull. Forsyth will take up the role mid-October and report directly to Laurence Humberstone, Head of Marine.

Forsyth brings more than 30 years of experience across underwriting and broking within the marine (re)insurance market.  He joins from RSA where he served as London Market Hull & Liability Leader.  He began his career at Willis Faber & Dumas, becoming Divisional Director in 1996.  In 1998, he moved to Sedgwick working within their Hull department specialising in Greek and North American Hull business. During his twelve years as a broker, he gained a significant experience in both direct insurance and reinsurance, before serving as CEO of the Scottish Boatowners Mutual for sixteen years.

Laurence Humberstone, Head of Marine, MS AUL said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart as Lead Class Underwriter for Hull. His deep industry knowledge and proven market expertise, alongside his broking experience, will be an asset to the business as we continue to focus on strengthening our marine offering and providing best-in-class services to our insureds and distribution partners. Hiring someone of Stuart’s calibre underpins the importance of the class and our ability to attract leading talent. I look forward to welcoming him to MS AUL.”

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FTI Consulting, Ed Berry / Colette La Pointe – (0)7703 330 199 / (0)7976 713 690

About MS Amlin

MS Amlin is a leading global (re)insurer, part of the global top-10 insurance group MS&AD, with three main legal entities’ operating in the Lloyd’s, Continental European and Bermudian markets. With a 300-year record and c.1,800 people in more than 20 locations worldwide, we deliver a quality service for businesses facing the most complex and demanding risks. Our role places us at the forefront of the Property & Casualty, Marine 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.