Date: 01/10/2018

Promotions at Markel’s TCPRS business

Markel International, London, October 1, 2018   --- Markel International’s trade credit, political risk and surety business has expanded the role of Simon Philpin, senior underwriter, to manage new business development for the trade credit operation across the UK and Europe. In this role Simon will work closely with Arjan Van de Wall, global development director, adding strength and depth to our broker relationships, focusing on growing with our major trading partners. 

The surety team has also been further strengthened with the appointment of Victoria Northedge as assistant underwriter, supporting Damian Manning, head of surety and David Chandler, senior underwriter. Since its launch some 18 months ago, the operation has grown from strength to strength and the new appointment will reinforce our client servicing and business development capabilities.

Ewa Rose, managing director of the TCPRS business, said:” These are important steps which reflect our ability to grow and develop the team. We wish Simon and Victoria all the best in their new roles.”       


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

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