Rokstone, the International Speciality (Re)Insurance MGA, part of the Aventum Group, has announced it has appointed Gavin Dollings to Chief Digital Underwriting Officer at Rokstone.
With a stellar career of more than 25 years in the industry, Gavin joins from Covea where he was Commercial Underwriting Director for the past six years, leading the Commercial underwriting team, driving underwriting strategy and transforming underwriting disciplines and bottom-line performance. Prior to that he spent 10 years at Allianz firstly as Head of UK Casualty & Construction and later as its South East Regional Manager.
At Rokstone Gavin will lead the growing digital underwriting team as part of the Group’s multi-million pound investment in its digital transformation that was announced last year. Gavin will have strategic and operational oversight of all business distributed through Rokstone’s digital platform, globally. The appointment follows soon after Rokstone announced the appointment of Jo Lambe earlier this month to Digital Product Development Manager. Further appointments are expected in the coming months as Rokstone continues to grow and attract the best and brightest underwriting talent to its dedicated digital underwriting team.
Tony Lawrence, Chief Digital Distribution Officer at Aventum, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Gavin on board. He is a highly capable and pragmatic Chief Underwriting Officer with extensive experience from some of the biggest and most agile insurers. He has an impeccable track record of developing and improving the underwriting framework for optimal performance. Together with the rest of the team and supported by some of the best actuarial tools in the market we are achieving that nirvana in disciplined underwriting in the balance between growth and profit.”