Date: 06/08/2018

Markel Appoints War and Terrorism Underwriter

Markel International, London, August 6, 2018 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Tom Simpson as war and terrorism underwriter. He will report to senior underwriter Ed Winter.

Tom has over 15 years’ experience in insurance, most recently as political violence underwriter at what is now Axis Capital.

Ed Winter commented “We are delighted to add Tom to our team. Tom will work alongside underwriters Chloe Gordge and Will Newman and his hire progresses our ambitions for this class of business.”

Chris Fenn, managing director marine, commented “War and terrorism coverage is constantly evolving and it’s great to see our terrorism team go from strength to strength”.


For more information:

Michael Henman, Director of Communications + 44 (0)20 7953 6000
Susy Chandler, Acting Wholesale Marketing Manager + 44 (0)20 7953 6000

About Markel International:

Markel International is a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through six divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Markel International Insurance Company Limited, Markel Insurance SE., Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel Seguradora do Brasil S.A. Markel International also manages the business of Abbey Protection Group which provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal and tax consultancy services. For more information please visit us at