A key appointment for Lloyd’s from last week;
Lloyd’s, the world’s leading marketplace for commercial, corporate and specialty risk solutions, announces the appointment of Rachel Turk in the new role of Chief Underwriting Officer.
Rachel will report to Lloyd’s Chief of Markets, Patrick Tiernan, and her start date will be announced in due course. She will be responsible for managing the performance of the Lloyd’s market, including leading the underwriting function to support the Corporation’s strategic goals. Rachel will also be responsible for leading the discussion with all market stakeholders, including insurers, brokers, and customers on their sustainability strategies.
Rachel joins Lloyd’s from Beazley PLC where she spent over 14 years in management roles, including her latest position as Group Head of Strategy and Executive Committee member. Before this, Rachel led the US Directors & Officers underwriting team at Beazley. She was formerly an Equity Analyst at JP Morgan Cazenove and is a qualified accountant.
Rachel is a board member of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and the London Market Group (LMG).