Canopius today announces the appointment of Gabrielle Folliard as head of claims.
Gabrielle will join in early 2019 and will report to Laurie Davison, group chief operating officer. She joins Canopius from Markel International, where she was most recently head of specialty and financial lines claims.
Laurie Davison comments, “Gabrielle has extensive experience in claims management and a strong background in insurance legal practice and is well regarded across the market. She works collaboratively to achieve the best results for customers and all stakeholders. We are delighted to appoint her and look forward to welcoming her to the team.”
Gabrielle Folliard said, “It’s an exciting opportunity to head a team that is well known across the market for its excellent claims service and responsiveness. I look forward to joining Canopius and helping to move the claims function forward.”
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For further information please contact:
Caroline Klein, Canopius
+44 20 3750 2815
David Haggie / Richard Adams, Haggie Partners
+44 20 7562 4444
Gabrielle Folliard, Head of Claims
Gabrielle is a qualified lawyer who worked for seven years at CMS in their insurance and reinsurance practice. She moved to Beazley in 2007, where she was Claims Manager for specialty lines, managing a large portfolio of UK and international claims. Gabrielle joined Markel International in 2014 initially as Claims Manager for Professional & Financial Risk claims, before becoming Head of Specialty & Financial Lines Claims – one of three divisional heads of claims for the wholesale business.