Canopius expands Singapore credit and political risk team

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Canopius expands Singapore credit and political risk team

Canopius Asia-Pacific has hired Jamie Jeffers as underwriter for credit & political risk in its Singapore office, effective September 09.

In his new role, Jeffers will support the company’s ambition to expand in the Asia-Pacific region by targeting bank and corporate business. He will report to Yann Marmonier, head of insurance, Asia-Pacific & MENA, and Bernie de Haldevang, head of specialty, in London.

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“Jamie brings the balance of skills essential for Canopius to capitalise on the significant credit and political risks opportunities emanating from the region,” said Marmonier. “His appointment signifies the importance of CPRI to Canopius in its continuing expansion across Asia-Pacific and it gives me great pleasure to welcome Jamie to the team.”

Jeffers joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as executive director, financial solutions – credit and political risk. Prior to that, he was head of insurance – financial institutions for Westpac in Sydney, as well as a financial credit analysist for AIB in Dublin.