Chris White joins as underwriter from Odyssey Re

Aegis London has moved into the reinsurance treaty business with the appointment of Chris White as property treaty underwriter, reporting to John Chambers, deputy active underwriter and head of specialty lines.

Chris White joins from Odyssey Re where he has spent the last ten years underwriting property treaty reinsurance business as well as direct and facultative reinsurance and retro. Prior to Odyssey, White held positions in casualty underwriting and claims within TIG Reinsurance, Imperial Fire and Marine Reinsurance Co and American Reinsurance Company (UK) Ltd.

Aegis London is the UK-based subsidiary of Aegis (Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited).

Commenting on the move into reinsurance treaty and Chris White’s appointment, David Croom-Johnson, active underwriter said: “A strong theme of Aegis London over recent years has been the addition of new, complementary lines of business to create a balanced and diversified portfolio. Moving into reinsurance treaty is a continuation of this strategy and we are fortunate to secure the appointment of Chris White whose experience will be invaluable to us as we grow this new area of business for Aegis London.”