Chaucer appoints Simon Schnorr as their new Head of Marine & Energy.

Global specialty (re)insurance group Chaucer has appointed Simon Schnorr as their new Head of Marine & Energy, assuming responsibility from Kelan Hunt in a revised organisational structure where Hunt will place greater emphasis on his role as Active Underwriter of Syndicate 1084.

Boosting Chaucer’s commitments to its Marine and Energy insurance classes, Schnorr will oversee the delivery of strategy and portfolio management and will report to Xamira Groves, Group Head of Insurance.

Simon Schnorr joins from McGill and Partners, where he was most recently a Partner in the Reinsurance Team, focussing on developing Marine and Energy opportunities within the Protection and Indemnity and specialist Marine provider sectors.

Simon has over 25 years of market experience, including leadership positions at Aon and StarStone, where he served as CEO of its Managing Agency and Global Head of Marine, Offshore Energy and Aviation.

“We’re delighted to welcome Simon to Chaucer. His strong record of successful business and product development, as well as strategic planning, will be invaluable as we look to grow our global market share.”
Nicola Stacey
Chief Underwriting Officer
“Simon’s appointment continues our investment in Marine and Energy, two of our core insurance divisions, adding weight to our market leading proposition.”
Xamira Groves
Group Head of Insurance
“I’m greatly looking forward to taking on this new role as Head of Marine & Energy and to working alongside the firm’s extremely talented individuals in driving the business forward.”
Simon Schnorr
Head of Marine & Energy

Published on 16.11.2023