New head of marine cargo and property at Skuld

Marine insurer Skuld has appointed Paul Knighton as global head of marine cargo and marine property. He will join Skuld Syndicate 1897 in the summer of 2017. Knighton will join Skuld from the TT Club, where he has been a senior underwriter since 2012. Prior to working at the TT Club, Knighton held roles at Craven and Partners, Aon and Lockton.

Knighton will focus predominantly on “developing a total solution product for ports, terminals and freight logistics operators”.

Skuld president and CEO Ståle Hansen, said: ‘I am delighted to have attracted an underwriter of Paul’s calibre. His role at Skuld will allow him to play keenly to his strengths, and the skills he has developed during his years working at a mutual will serve him well as we continue to develop innovative, service-related products for our clients.’