Lloyd's insurer Antares has appointed Oliver Goodwin as a deputy underwriter in its marine excess of loss team.

He joins Antares after four years at reinsurance broker Aon Benfield, where he was most recently a marine and energy reinsurance broker in the Global Re speciality division.

In his new role Goodwin will assist Antares' marine excess of loss manager Olly Lucking, in developing the business.

“Oliver has an excellent background in marine, which is one of our key lines of business," said Joe Battle, active underwriter of Antares Syndicate 1274, in a statement. "His broad experience, and insight in to the broking community in this area, will be a huge asset to our team.”