AmTrust at Lloyd’s appoints Rachel Anne Carter Cyber Innovation Underwriter


AmTrust at Lloyd’s (ATL) has announced the appointment of Rachel Anne Carter as Cyber Innovation Underwriter, effective immediately. Based in London, Rachel will work with the cyber underwriting team on the development of new cyber offerings and the enhancement of existing products. She will also focus on product wording and educational initiatives helping the business and their partners with an understanding of cyber threats.

Rachel will report to Matt Northedge, Head of Cyber, AmTrust at Lloyd’s, working with underwriters Laura Pennick and Adam Holdgate, both of whom joined the AmTrust at Lloyd’s team in the last year.

Before joining AmTrust, Rachel ran a successful consulting business focusing on terrorism and cyber insurance innovation. She has worked with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Pool Re, Lloyd’s, Tokio Marine Kiln and was a subject matter specialist for Cambridge University Centre for Risk Studies. She also co-founded and currently manages the Journal of Terrorism and Cyber Insurance.

Matt Northedge, Head of Cyber ATL said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rachel to ATL. Adding her expertise and reputation to our team contributes to our ongoing plan to improve our range of products, respond to market and client demand in this area, and manage new and upcoming risks. As a relatively new team we seek to embrace innovation and be in the vanguard of product development within the market”

Peter Dewey, CEO ATL commented: “Rachel is our third hire in recent months and another valuable asset added to our growing Cyber team. This move represents further success in achieving our goal to establish AmTrust at Lloyd’s as the Cyber centre of excellence within the AmTrust Group and as a leader in this developing field.”

Rachel is a regular speaker at conferences around the world and frequently publishes articles and research primarily on issues associated with cyber insurance and terrorism insurance. She holds a PhD in Insurance Law, a Bachelor of Law (Hons)/ Bachelor of Arts from Deakin University (Melbourne, Australia).

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