Coverys Appoints Robert Forster as Director of Underwriting
London - April 21, 2020 - Coverys Managing Agency Limited, the Lloyd’s managing agent of Syndicates 1975, 1991, & 3330, today announced the appointment of Robert Forster as Director of Underwriting. He will take up his new role in June and will replace Phil Sloan who is retiring from the position.
Forster brings over three decades of specialist underwriting experience to Coverys and served most recently as Chief Underwriting Officer and Active Underwriter of Novae Syndicate 2007. Under Forster’s underwriting leadership, Novae transformed their business from a long-tail casualty focus, to a market-leading short-tail underwriting strategy, which delivered consistent profitability.
Robin McCoy, CEO of Coverys Managing Agency, said: “Rob is a terrific addition to our senior team, and I am very pleased to welcome him to Coverys. He is the ideal candidate to maintain and build on our success to date and to help continue to drive this business forward. He is renowned as an excellent underwriter with a clear entrepreneurial approach and strategic ability. These characteristics will be key to realising our ambitions for Coverys in the Lloyd’s market.”
Robert Forster, Director of Underwriting at Coverys Managing Agency, said: “In a crowded space, Coverys has forged its market-leading position through the quality of its specialist expertise and underwriting strategy. I am looking forward to joining Coverys’ excellent team and developing our underwriting capacity further.”