Chaucer promotes Chris Baker to Head of Global Reinsurance as the firm sets out their ambitious growth agenda.

Chaucer, the global specialty (re)insurance group has promoted Chris Baker to Head of Global Reinsurance, overseeing all lines of Reinsurance business and territories.

Chris has been with Chaucer for almost 20 years, joining in 2004 as a Marine and Energy Reinsurance Underwriter. In 2016 he was appointed Head of Specialty Reinsurance before being promoted to Head of International and Specialty Reinsurance in 2020. Chris is a Charted Insurer and recently served as Deputy Chairman of the LMA Marine Reinsurance Committee.

Over the last 5 years Chaucer has steadily grown their reinsurance book by 120% across all major lines, delivering on their long-term growth plan. Across the Chaucer Group GPW has increased from $1.3bn in 2018 to $2.4bn in 2022, a testament to the successful delivery of their growth strategy.

“I would like to congratulate Chris on his well-earned promotion, and I am delighted that he has accepted this new challenge. Chris has played an integral role over the years in developing Chaucer’s reinsurance strategy. He has been a key player in ensuring the service we provide to brokers and clients is second to none.”
“His deep understanding of our business and risk appetite will be critical to our ongoing development as a leading global (re)insurance group.”
Nicola Stacey
Chief Underwriting Officer at Chaucer
“Leading Chaucer’s high-performing global reinsurance team is an exciting opportunity and I look forward to extending our value proposition to brokers and clients. Working with such an accomplished and collegiate team has been a huge privilege and I’m very much looking forward to helping further develop Chaucer’s reinsurance portfolio.”
Chris Baker
Head of Global Reinsurance

Published on 19.07.2023