UK-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed, has named Heather Clarkson to the role of managing director – Marine. She took up the role on January 2nd and will report to Andrew Draycott, CEO – Energy, Marine & Construction. Clarkson has joined Ed from Aon Risk Solutions, where she was most recently chief broking officer – Marine, and head of Hull. She was also a member of Aon’s Global and London Marine executive committees. Clarkson began her career with Marsh, where she served for more than 20 years in the Montreal and London offices.