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MS Amlin Underwriting Limited appoints Grant Baxter as Head of Reinsurance
and Deputy CUO

New hire further strengthens strategic underwriting ambitions 

MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL), the Lloyd’s market (re)insurer, today announces the appointment of Grant Baxter to the newly created role of Head of Reinsurance & Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer.  Baxter, who will report to Andrew Carrier, Chief Underwriting Officer of MS AUL, will take up his role towards the end of the year, subject to regulatory approval. He will be based at MS AUL’s London office.

Baxter brings twenty years of insurance and reinsurance experience to the business. He joins from Liberty, where over the course of almost a decade, he held a number of senior roles most recently Head of Portfolio Management in Liberty’s Global Risk Solutions division, and prior to that managing their global ceded reinsurance strategy. Baxter also has extensive experience on the broking side, where after beginning his career at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, he moved to Aon, and latterly Willis Re, as an Executive Director for the firm. 

Andrew Carrier, Chief Underwriting Officer of MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd, commented: “I am delighted to announce Grant’s appointment as Head of Reinsurance and Deputy CUO.  Grant brings with him real depth of knowledge, skill and true cross-class awareness and understanding. Grant will be central to the execution of our underwriting strategy, leading our reinsurance teams, as well as providing broader support across our entire underwriting faculty. His appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to build our underwriting bench strength, as well as our ability to attract highly capable talent.” 


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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, UK, 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.