QBE Re expands Bermuda office to focus on regional specialty opportunities

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QBE Re has announced a major expansion of its Bermuda office, with the appointment of Tracey Gibbons as Head of QBE Re, Bermuda.

Tracey joins in September from SiriusPoint where she was Senior Vice President. She brings over 30 years’ experience to the role and a remit to develop the Bermuda product offering to QBE Re’s platform, having held senior roles at Third Point Re and Allied World. In her new role, she will report to Steve Postlewhite, Managing Director, QBE Re.

David Cary’s role will also expand, as SVP Underwriting Manager and Head of Property and Casualty Bermuda, he will assume responsibility for the day-to-day line management of the growing underwriting team in Bermuda.

QBE Re also welcomes Greg van der Made as Treaty Underwriter to the Bermuda office as part of the expanded focus. Greg joins from SiriusPoint and will focus on building the region’s specialty and property reinsurance book in his new role.

Steve Postlewhite, Managing Director, QBE Re, said: “We’re seeing increased demand from our Global clients for specialty reinsurance and property business in Bermuda and see a renewed opportunity under multiple lines within Tracey’s and David’s leadership. With the addition of the new team members, we are excited about continuing our long-standing commitment to this market. Tracey will bring a wealth of experience to this new role.”

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QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2018 was US$13.7 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large client base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our clients’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping clients improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.

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