The Water Quality Insurance Syndicate (WQIS) has named John P Phillips as Senior Underwriter, based in Houston, Texas. Phillips will report to Justin A Mongello in New York
Phillips was most recently Head of Marine Programmes at Aspen Insurance US, based in Houston, where he was in charge of the development and management of all Specialty Marine Programmes throughout the Americas.
Before his time at Aspen, he was responsible for starting up and managing the Houston marine branch for Liberty International Underwriters. He later served as Hull Product Line Leader for North and South America.
WQIS is a specialist insurer that provides comprehensive coverage in the vessel pollution insurance market.