MS Amlin names Malcolm Barnes as Head of Marine Reinsurance

Lloyd’s market re/insurer MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd has appointed Malcolm Barnes as Head of Marine Reinsurance. Barnes will take up his role in September this year.

Barnes joins MS AUL from Canopius, where he was Head of Marine Treaty. Prior to this, Barnes was Divisional Director for Reinsurance at Amtrust with responsibility for all inwards reinsurance business. Barnes also spent a number of years as Vice President at XL Re, as well as at broker Guy Carpenter, where he held a variety of business development and broking responsibilities.

MS AUL chief underwriting officer Andrew Carrier said that he was “very pleased we have secured someone with Malcolm’s reinsurance pedigree and market experience. MS AUL has been involved in Marine Reinsurance for many years. It is an important market for us, and Malcolm’s appointment underlines both its significance and our ongoing commitment.”

The underwriter recently named Grant Baxter as Head of Reinsurance and Deputy CUO.