British Marine, the marine insurer owned by QBE Insurance, has named Guy Pierpoint as portfolio manager, British Marine P&I.
Mr Pierpoint will be responsible for managing the portfolio and targeting strategic growth opportunities as part of British Marine’s business development plan.
He will report to Tim Pembroke, director of underwriting, QBE European operations international markets, and will work alongside Grant Smith, portfolio manager, marine liability specialty. He will join the team in September.
Mr Pierpoint joins from Atlantic Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers, where he was senior executive director. Prior to that role, he led Osprey Underwriting Agency as CEO, as well as holding senior roles at Thomas Miller Specialty.
Founded in 1876, British Marine was demutualised in 2000 and was acquired in 2005 by QBE.