Sompo Canopius AG (“Sompo Canopius”) today announces the appointment of Tim Phillips as Credit & Political Risk underwriter. He will join the group on 30 August 2017.
Tim joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was Head of Credit for Russia/CIS & EE. He will underwrite a broad spectrum of credit and political risks, and report to Bernie de Haldevang, who heads the Credit & Political Risk team in addition to his role as Global Head of Specialty.
Sompo Canopius has made a number of hires recently in the Credit & Political Risk and Trade Credit areas, which form part of targeted plans for broader diversification and expansion of the group’s specialty lines.
Bernie commented; “Tim has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the complexity of credit risk; with a detailed understanding of the country and market risk, operational, regulatory and other issues that have to be taken into account. He will be a great asset to our team and I know that our clients and broker partners will appreciate his expertise and the added value he can offer.”
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Tim Phillips joins Sompo Canopius Credit & Political Risk Team