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Talbot Underwriting Names Senior Construction And Engineering Underwriters

For widening its reach in the international construction and engineering market

Talbot Underwriting (Talbot), a subsidiary of Validus Holdings, has appointed Simon Wilcock and Patrick Bravery as senior construction and engineering underwriters. With these appointments, the company is expanding its presence in the international construction and engineering market. They will join Talbot’s Syndicate 1183 in 2010.

Mr Wilcock and Mr Bravery will complement Talbot’s existing underwriting team and provide additional international experience and expertise in the international construction and engineering market, particularly in the disciplines of Erection all risks (EAR) and Construction all risks (CAR). They will report to David Turner, Talbot’s construction global practice leader.

Rupert Atkin, CEO of Talbot, said: “These appointments further demonstrate Talbot’s commitment to expanding the capabilities of Syndicate 1183 in market sectors where activity and opportunity remain significant. This includes the construction and engineering market, where we have been strategically expanding our capabilities. The addition of these highly experienced underwriters enhances our leadership depth and reinforces our strong position in this market.”

David Turner said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon and Pat to the Talbot team. We see significant long-term opportunity in the construction and engineering market, both in London and globally, and the addition of Simon and Pat strengthens our position to capture it.”