MS Amlin Underwriting hires Stuart Forsyth to lead its hull book

MS Amlin Underwriting Ltd, the Lloyd’s platform of MS Amlin, has named Stuart Forsyth as lead class underwriter for hull. He will take up the role mid-October and report directly to Laurence Humberstone, Head of Marine.

Forsyth, who has more than 30 years of experience across underwriting and broking within the marine (re)insurance market, joins MS Amlin from RSA, where he had been London Market Hull & Liability Leader.

He spent 12 years as a marine insurance broker, before serving as CEO of the Scottish Boatowners Mutual for 16 years, from whichhe moved to RSA in 2016.

Laurence Humberstone, Head of Marine, MS AUL said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart as Lead Class Underwriter for Hull. His deep industry knowledge and proven market expertise, alongside his broking experience, will be an asset to the business as we continue to focus on strengthening our marine offering and providing best-in-class services to our insureds and distribution partners. Hiring someone of Stuart’s calibre underpins the importance of the class and our ability to attract leading talent. I look forward to welcoming him to MS AUL.”