Hiscox London Market expands Personal Accident team

London (19th September 2014) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has grown its established Personal Accident team within its London Market business with two key hires.

Jason Innes, who joins from Atrium where he spent 12 years as an Accident and Health Underwriter, has been appointed Team Leader.  In this role he will work with the rest of the team to fulfil a broadening appetite for Personal Accident business and develop new products.

Malcolm Smart joins from Kiln as Senior Personal Accident Underwriter.  He has over 20 years of experience within the London insurance and reinsurance market, where he has specialised in working on accident and health business. 

The team is supported by Underwriting Assistant, Colin Hardaker, and Graduate Underwriter Charlie Palmer.

David Slevin, Head of Aerospace and Specialty at Hiscox London Market, commented: “These appointments underscore our strong commitment to the Personal Accident market and will help us realise our ambition to maintain leadership positions in our chosen areas.”

The team can be contacted on +44 (0)207 448 6000, Jason.innes@hiscox or [email protected].


Career history

Jason Innes:

2002 – 2014                              Accident and Health Underwriter, Syndicate 609 – Atrium

2000 – 2002                              Assistant Accident and Health Underwriter, AIG

1998 – 2000                              Statistical Analyst, Syndicate 1007 – SVB

Malcolm Smart:

2003 – 2014                              Accident and Health Underwriter, Kiln

2002 – 2003                              Accident and Health Underwriter, ESG Ireland

2000 – 2002                              Accident and Health Underwriter, Syndicate 994 – Greenwich Group

1993 – 2000                              Underwriting Assistant, LDG Re Worldwide Ltd

1990 – 1993                              Claims Technician, Syndicate 950 – Oxford Agencies

For further information please contact:

Hiscox Ltd

Lucy Hensher                        +44 (0) 20 7448 6619                      [email protected]

Notes to editors

About Hiscox

Hiscox, headquartered in Bermuda, is an international specialist insurance group listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX). There are three main underwriting parts of the Group – Hiscox London Market, Hiscox UK and Europe and Hiscox International. Hiscox London Market underwrites mainly internationally traded business in the London Market – generally large or complex business which needs to be shared with other insurers or needs the international licences of Lloyd’s. Hiscox UK and Europe offers a range of specialist insurance for professionals and business customers, as well as high net worth individuals. Hiscox International includes operations in Bermuda, Guernsey and the USA. 

For further information, visit www.hiscoxgroup.com.


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