HSB Engineering Insurance appoints Construction Product Leader and Senior Underwriter
Specialist engineering and construction insurer HSB Engineering Insurance (HSB), part of Munich Re, has made two senior appointments to its underwriting team in London. Ian Nichol has been appointed to the role of Senior Underwriter and Construction Product Leader, and Andy Hogg to the role of Senior Construction Underwriter and UK & International Construction Team Leader.
Ian’s responsibilities will comprise of both general underwriting as well as the development and management of HSB’s construction insurance proposition, including product development. Ian has vast experience in engineering insurance and prior to HSB was Underwriting Manager for Allianz Engineering, where he was responsible for a team of UK underwriters and risk surveyors.
Andy will focus on underwriting CAR and contractors’ plant business and has responsibility for the underwriting team looking after the UK & International Construction account written within the London and Southeast region. Andy is a specialist in construction insurance and prior to joining HSB held a senior construction underwriting position at Aspen Insurance. Other previous roles include construction underwriting for ACE Group and RSA.
Sian Williams, regional manager, London and Southeast said: “With fifty years aggregate experience, Ian and Andy bring a wealth of construction and engineering underwriting expertise to HSB. As we focus on our growth strategy both in the UK and internationally, it is essential that we offer a first class and responsive underwriting service to our brokers and clients. Both of these appointments underscore our commitment to positioning ourselves as a market leader in construction, engineering and renewable energy insurance.”