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Probitas 1492 expands UK Property & Casualty teams


Probitas 1492, has expanded its UK Property and Casualty teams with the appointment of Stephen Johnson, Property Underwriter, and Jim Meakins, Casualty Underwriter.

They will join Mark Pearce, Senior Underwriter – UK Property and Richard Beaumont, Senior Underwriter – UK Casualty to continue to grow this area of the business.

Stephen Johnson has spent the last 5 years developing a UK Property portfolio, writing both open market and binder facility business. He has 16 years’ experience as a Property Underwriter.

Jim Meakins has 15 years’ experience as a UK Casualty underwriter. He has spent the last 4 years underwriting a Lloyds’ London market portfolio. Prior to this, he concentrated on mid-market and SME business.

Mark Pearce commented “I am delighted to welcome Stephen to the UK Property team at Probitas. With experience in the SME, Mid Corporate and Global Property markets, Stephen brings with him a focus on both the technical and developmental aspects of underwriting, which are crucial in executing our business plans. Having worked with Stephen before, I look forward to the energy, desire and fresh perspective he will bring to the team.”

Richard Beaumont said “Jim is a fantastic acquisition for Probitas. His knowledge, experience and incredible work ethic will be key in building on the foundations we have put in place over the last 18 months.”