Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Duncan Childs as Wordings Advisory Manager for the Professional & Executive Risk team. He takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to James Baird, Director, Professional & Executive Risk.
Childs brings nearly two decades of experience in insurance law to the role and will be responsible for drafting bespoke policy wordings for Ed’s clients. He joins from global law firm – Eversheds Sutherland where he served in the specialist insurance coverage team acting on behalf of clients from across the insurance business landscape. Prior to this he worked at insurance law specialists – Davies Lavery (now Kennedys) acting on behalf of (re)insurers and defending professional indemnity claims. Childs is a qualified lawyer and trained at specialist insurance law firm, Beachcroft.
James Baird, Director at Ed, said, “Duncan is a recognised insurance law expert, whose experience will be a tremendous asset to our team and a source of additional, invaluable support for existing and future clients. His expertise and depth of knowledge will be a clear differentiator for our offering as we continue to build out our Professional & Executive Risk business. I am delighted to welcome him to Ed.”
Notes to editors:
Ed is a truly global insurance and reinsurance provider with offices in the world’s key regional and global insurance centres. The group’s broking business is a top ten Lloyd’s broker, and employs some of the best and most experienced people in the industry with expertise in all major lines of business. The group’s MGA division operates in the UK, France, Australia and Germany. Ed is thoroughly independent and committed to being so.
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