Chaucer boosts Renewable Power team with key new hire.

Specialty (re)insurance group Chaucer has appointed Ben Sheppard as Class Underwriter to join their recently created Renewable Power team, led by Lyndsey Picton. His appointment supports Chaucer’s commitment to the Renewable Energy sector by providing dedicated resource to help build their offshore renewable energy proposition supporting insureds to successfully deliver sustainable renewable power technologies.

Ben is a knowledgeable insurance professional with over 19 years of experience. He joins Chaucer from Argenta Private Capital; prior to this he worked at Aon and Marsh where he played a key role in developing and placing renewable energy business for companies delivering commercial offshore wind projects across Europe. He is ACII qualified and has an MBA from Bayes Business School.

Kelan Hunt, Active Underwriter, Syndicate 1084 and Head of Marine, Energy and Aviation at Chaucer says:

“I am delighted to welcome Ben to Chaucer. His appointment enhances our renewable power capabilities and highlights our continuing commitment to in-depth underwriting expertise and excellent service to brokers and clients.”

“Ben brings a wealth of energy expertise to Chaucer and an excellent reputation in the market for being innovative and forward thinking. I am sure his unique skill set, and experience will be an outstanding addition to our renewable power service offering”.

Ben Sheppard, adds, “I am delighted to be joining Chaucer. As the renewable energy market continues to evolve, I look forward to playing a key role in developing and delivering valuable insurance solutions for our clients and brokers”.


Published on 20.04.2022