Taylor to head up Hiscox’s Marine and Energy Liability team

London, UK (22 February, 2021) – Hiscox, the specialist global insurer, has appointed Emily Taylor as Line Underwriter – Marine and Energy Liability.

Taylor joined Hiscox in March 2020 as an underwriter for marine and energy liability, having previously spent four years as Class Underwriter Energy Liability at AXA XL.

Reporting to Mike Southgate, Divisional Director for Marine, Energy and Specialty, Taylor will be based in Hiscox’s London office where she will manage a team of four underwriters.

Commenting on the appointment, Mike Southgate says: “As a lead market, Hiscox has a significant book of marine and energy liability business and we will continue to build on that solid base, offering our clients and brokers deep technical underwriting expertise in a rapidly evolving marketplace. Emily’s appointment is the latest in our drive to bring through a new generation of underwriters, providing perspective and innovation.

She is highly motivated and has a clear strategy for the marine and energy liability business, and I have no doubt that our team and market position is in great hands.”

Emily Taylor adds: “At Hiscox we specialise in complex, diverse and large liability accounts and will be looking to selectively grow our portfolio in these keys areas. We will also be working hard to deliver for our existing clients, as well as exploring ways in which we can take advantage of new technology to introduce operational efficiencies and service improvements.”


For further information please contact:

Hiscox Ltd

Carmel McCarthy 07769 280903

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