Malcolm Barnes joins MS AUL from Canopius, where he was head of Marine Treaty

MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL) has appointed Malcolm Barnes as head of Marine Reinsurance. Barnes will take up his role in September this year.

With a career spanning more than 35 years in the reinsurance sector, Barnes joins MS AUL from Canopius, where he was head of Marine Treaty. 

Before this, he was Divisional Director for Reinsurance at Amtrust with responsibility for all inwards reinsurance business. Barnes also spent a number of years as vice president at XL Re, as well as Guy Carpenter where he held a variety of business development and broking responsibilities. 

Andrew Carrier, chief underwriting officer of MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd, commented: “MS AUL has been involved in Marine Reinsurance for many years. It is an important market for us, and Malcolm’s appointment underlines both its significance and our ongoing commitment.

”With the recent announcement of Grant Baxter as head of Reinsurance and deputy CUO, we continue to strengthen our Reinsurance team around a central vision of profitable growth, developing mutually beneficial relationships with our key distribution partners.”