Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd. (“Hamilton;” “the Company”) today announced that the Company has entered the environmental insurance marketplace, welcoming John Termini as US Head of Environmental to lead the unit.

Since joining last month, Termini has been focused on building out his team, as well as developing the book of business, leveraging the Company’s Lloyd’s platform, with the long-term goal of providing a broad range of innovative product offerings to lead the market.

“It’s a great time for Hamilton to enter this line, and I’m delighted to welcome John to our team,” said Pina Albo, Hamilton CEO. “I know his extensive experience and expertise will be invaluable as we enter this class of business and, on the heels of our recent mergers and acquisitions division launch, continue to build out our US specialty insurance offerings.”

Well known in the insurance market as an expert in the area of professional and environmental risk, Termini comes to Hamilton from Markel Specialty Insurance Company where he was Managing Director, Environmental & Energy, responsible for the management, direction, and profitability of the national environmental and energy liability product lines. Before this, he was with Aspen Specialty Insurance Company as Vice President, Director of Environmental Liability and oversaw the start-up and management of the national environmental liability underwriting product line. Prior to that, Termini was Senior Vice President, Surplus Lines Broker, Professional/Environmental Specialty at Aon Risk Services, before which, he held various other senior professional/environmental broking roles at Aon.

Termini’s over 25 years’ professional/environmental experience has also included management and underwriting positions at Kemper Insurance Company/Kemper Environmental and AIG Environmental since beginning his insurance career at Ambrose Associates, Inc. as an Environmental Claims Manager, prior to which he held positions as an environmental consultant and hydrogeologist.