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MS Amlin Underwriting Limited appoints Malcolm Barnes as Head of Marine Reinsurance

Continued strengthening of the company’s Reinsurance offering 

MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL), the Lloyd’s market global (re)insurer, today announces the appointment of Malcolm Barnes as Head of Marine Reinsurance. Barnes will take up his role in September this year.

With a career spanning more than 35 years in the reinsurance sector, Barnes joins MS AUL from Canopius, where he was Head of Marine Treaty.  Prior to this, Barnes was Divisional Director for Reinsurance at Amtrust with responsibility for all inwards reinsurance business. Barnes also spent a number of years as Vice President at XL Re, as well as Guy Carpenter where he held a variety of business development and broking responsibilities. 

Andrew Carrier, Chief Underwriting Officer of MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd, commented: “I am very pleased we have secured someone with Malcolm’s reinsurance pedigree and market experience. MS AUL has been involved in Marine Reinsurance for many years.  It is an important market for us, and Malcolm’s appointment underlines both its significance and our ongoing commitment. With the recent announcement of Grant Baxter as Head of Reinsurance and Deputy CUO, we continue to strengthen our Reinsurance team around a central vision of profitable growth, developing mutually beneficial relationships with our key distribution partners.” 


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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.