Markel International Singapore, part of London-based specialist insurer Markel International, has appointed Gustaf Kristiansson to the role of Marine Underwriter, based in Singapore. Kristiansson will manage Markel’s marine hull and cargo portfolio across Asia Pacific. He joins the Singapore office from Markel International’s Sweden office, where he held the same position. Prior to that he was located in Dubai, working for international shipping logistics and marine services company Gulf Agency Co. He has more than 10 years of shipping and marine insurance experience. Kristiansson will report to Matt Cannock, Principal Officer and Managing Director of Markel International Singapore.