Canopius today announces the appointment of Sean Redden as underwriting counsel for its specialty division, with a specific focus on credit and political risk. This is a new London-based role, which reports to Bernie de Haldevang, head of specialty.
Sean, a qualified lawyer, is an experienced legal practitioner in a number of jurisdictions and business lines, and joins Canopius from Chubb Insurance. He will support Canopius’s specialty underwriting team, with a specific focus on credit and political risk. He will help reduce operational risk, increase efficiency and enhance client support in loss mitigation and potential claims scenarios. He will further assist in managing the legal aspects of debt restructuring and refinancing.
Bernie said: “I am delighted to welcome a legal mind of Sean’s calibre to our growing speciality team. Canopius is committed to offering a first class and comprehensive underwriting service to our clients and brokers, and Sean will play a vital role in delivering on that promise. Attracting an industry leader with a career as impressive as Sean’s is testament to the organisation we are building at Canopius and I am looking forward to working closely with him again.”