HSB appoints Mathew Prentice as Cyber Product Lead

  • Insurer appoints Mathew Prentice to support HSB's computer and cyber product range offering.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of HSB’s underwriting strategy for the computer and cyber account in the UK and Ireland.

Specialist engineering and technology insurer, HSB has appointed Mathew Prentice as Cyber Product Lead.

Based in Birmingham and reporting to Andy Bazley, Underwriting Strategy Manager, Mathew will be responsible for the development and implementation of HSB's underwriting strategy for the computer and cyber account.

Mathew has a wealth of experience as an underwriter and possesses a great deal of knowledge in his specialist area of cyber insurance. He will be focused on the overall underwriting strategy for HSB's computer and cyber portfolio and the growth of the account as part of HSB's strategic priorities.

Mathew was promoted from his previous role of Senior Underwriter at HSB, having joined the company as an Underwriter in 2014 from Aviva.

Stephen Morris, Underwriting Director, HSB, said: “We are delighted to appoint Mathew as our cyber/computer product lead. In a rapidly changing and expanding market, computer and cyber insurance is an important strategic part of our offering. Mat’s specialist knowledge and front-line underwriting experience will ensure that we continue to have a strong focus on these specialist products as part of our portfolio.”

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About HSB

HSB, part of Munich Re, is a leading specialist provider of engineering and technology insurance and inspection services.

Backed by over 150 years of innovation and covering a broad range of technologies and industry sectors, we help customers reduce risk through the provision of innovative construction, engineering, energy, and cyber insurance products.

Established in the U.S. in 1866, HSB’s founding principles of technical expertise and loss prevention remain at the forefront of the work we do today. Whether it’s engineering solutions for contractors, comprehensive machinery and technology insurance, innovative energy efficiency policies, or SME cyber risk covers, we have the knowledge to show customers how, working with HSB, they can stay ahead of emerging risks in a complex world.

With over 500 employees, and offices in Belfast, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, London and Manchester, we provide insurance and engineering inspection services that touch almost every aspect of work and life.

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