Novae Group plc (Novae), the specialist listed Lloyd’s insurer, today announces the appointment of Helen Steadman as head of cargo. She reports to Darren Carr, head of marine.
Helen brings nearly a decade of cargo underwriting experience to Novae. She joins from Mitsui Sumitomo Syndicate where she served as the class underwriter for cargo. Prior to this she was a vice president at Marsh Ltd. She began her career as a graduate trainee at Willis Faber & Dumas.
John Owen, Divisional Head of Marine, Aviation and Political Risk, said: “Marine is a key class for us and one we have invested heavily in over the last 12 months. Helen is a lead cargo underwriter and her expertise and technical proficiency will support and propel our ambitions in this class.”
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Notes to Editors
Novae Group is a diversified property and casualty (re)insurance business operating through Syndicate 2007 at Lloyd’s and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Established in 1986, Novae writes property, casualty and marine, aviation and political risk business between its two offices in London and Bermuda.
Syndicate 2007 is managed by Novae Syndicates Limited and enjoys an A (A.M. Best) and A+ (Standard & Poor’s) and AA- (Fitch) Lloyd’s rating.