Canopius U.S. cyber team continues to develop with new hire

Chicago – 14 December 2020 – Canopius USA today announces the appointment of Laura Burke as Senior Vice President, Cyber and Technology, effective immediately. She will be work remotely from her home in Atlanta, and report to Jenny Soubra, U.S. Head of Cyber and Technology.

Her appointment marks an important strategic achievement for Canopius in its development of the U.S cyber team, which has grown into a distinct U.S.-based business line alongside property, marine and professional lines among others.

Burke brings more than a decade of experience to Canopius, serving most recently as Senior Vice President within CAC Specialty’s E&O and Cyber Practice. Prior to that she held the role of Practice Leader and Executive Underwriter of Cyber, Technology, Media and Specialty PI at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Burke served as Cyber Practice Leader at Lockton in Chicago before joining AGCS.

Soubra said: “It’s great to welcome Laura to Canopius, who is a vital addition to the lineup of our growing cyber team in the U.S. During her career Laura has amassed considerable skills and experience in both broking and underwriting, which are highly complementary to those of the existing team. I’m sure she will be a great asset to our business and our clients and I very much look forward to working with her.”

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For further information please contact:

David Haggie / Richard Adams, Haggie Partners                                           +44 20 7562 4444

About Canopius

Canopius is a global specialty (re)insurer with underwriting operations in Australia, Bermuda, China, Netherlands, Singapore, the UK and US. It underwrites through Lloyd’s Syndicates 4444 and 1861 (managed by Canopius Managing Agents Limited) and a US surplus lines insurer, Canopius US Insurance, Inc.

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