LONDON – 24 November 2021 – Vave, the Canopius-owned algorithmic underwriting MGA, today announces the appointment of Jen Patman to the newly created role of Flood Product Manager, commencing in the New Year.

Jen joins Vave from Hiscox, where she has worked since 2009. Most recently she served as Pricing Lead, playing an active role in developing and building the analytics, pricing, exposure management & cat model integration of Hiscox’s digital platform FloodPlus. Jen is highly experienced in data-driven underwriting and will play an integral role in the strategic development of Vave, specifically with algorithmic pricing, risk selection and portfolio management.

Rob Porter, Product Director at Vave, said: “I am extremely pleased to welcome Jen to Vave.  Her extensive knowledge of data-driven underwriting and flood modelling experience made her the ideal match. She will be a great addition to the team as we enter the next phase of developing our proposition for high-volume US surplus lines risks and I thoroughly look forward to working with her.”

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

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Canopius is a global specialty (re)insurer with underwriting operations in Australia, Bermuda, China, Singapore, the UK and US. It underwrites through Lloyd’s Syndicate 4444 (managed by Canopius Managing Agents Limited), a US surplus lines insurer, Canopius US Insurance, Inc and Canopius Reinsurance Ltd, a Bermuda based Class 4 Reinsurer.

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