Richard Costain joins from Starr

Liberty Syndicates has appointed Richard Costain as class underwriter for cargo, reporting to Simon Clapham, divisional underwriter for marine.

Nick Metcalf, chief executive officer of Liberty Syndicates, said: “Richard’s arrival will further enhance our Cargo capabilities and strengthen our overall Marine offering at Liberty Syndicates.”

Costain was most recently with Starr and has also worked with Tokio Marine and O’Farrell Syndicate.