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MS Amlin further strengthens its underwriting leadership team

The role changes enhance underwriting efficiency

LONDON, 23 December – MS Amlin, the Lloyd’s global (re)insurer, today announces changes to its senior underwriting leadership team that streamlines reporting and increases efficiency within the division.  This follows Andrew Carrier’s transition from Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on the 1st January 2023, subject to regulatory approval.

Grant Baxter, who joined the business at the end of December 2022 as Head of Reinsurance, also becomes Interim CUO with effect 1st January 2023, subject to regulatory approval, in addition to his reinsurance responsibilities. He joins MS Amlin’s Executive Committee and will report into Andrew Carrier.

Neil Walker, currently Head of Underwriting Transformation, becomes Co-Deputy CUO and Head of Specialty Insurance. Neil assumes responsibility for Marine, Casualty, Natural Resources, and Crisis Management insurance lines. 

Sam Geddes, currently Head of Property and Allied Lines, will also become Co-Deputy CUO, alongside  his existing responsibilities for Property and Auto insurance product lines. Both Neil and Sam will report into Grant Baxter.

Commenting on these developments, Andrew Carrier, CEO of MS Amlin said: “I am delighted to start  the year by announcing these changes to our senior underwriting team. Grant’s skill, knowledge, and experience as a first-rate industry leader will give us the momentum to continue to ensure underwriting is at the heart of our strategy and business operations. Neil and Sam are highly respected and proven leaders in their own right, and their collaborative expertise will only further reinforce the robust bench of our underwriting team.”