Markel names Wimbridge senior yacht underwriter

Specialty insurer Markel International, the London based subsidiary of US-based Markel Corp, has named Mike Wimbridge to the role of senior yacht underwriter in its marine, energy and property division. He will report to Jason Page, head of Markel’s hull and war team. Wimbridge will be supported by underwriter Roz Insley as Markel International seeks to develop its current yacht portfolio “into a market leading position”.

Wimbridge has 30 years’ insurance experience, most recently as yacht underwriter at Brit Global Specialty.