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War and terrorism writer joins Mosaic Insurance

Adam McGrath, a senior war and terrorism specialist, has joined Mosaic Insurance, the Bermuda-based global specialty insurer.

Based in London, Mr McGrath takes up the new role of SVP, head of international war and terrorism, political violence.

He will be responsible for building out the global book of business, while complementing work by the division’s North American team.

He will also represent Mosaic as a member of the Lloyd’s Market Association panel on political violence.

Political violence coverage was the first product line launched globally by Mosaic in March, only a month after setting up with headquarters in Bermuda and Lloyd’s of London Syndicate 1609.

Mosaic currently writes the business from Bermuda, London and New York.

Quentin Prebble, chairman, war and terrorism, political violence, at Mosaic, said: “We are delighted to welcome Adam to Mosaic and our underwriting team.

“He brings extensive market experience as both a senior broker and leading underwriter, and has very strong relationships in the broking fraternity and among clients, so he is a valuable addition to our division.”

Mr McGrath previously spent eight years at AXA XL, expanding its political violence line, and also worked at Hiscox.

Before underwriting, he served as a broker for Aon’s crisis-management division focused on terrorism.

Mr McGrath said: “I am really excited to be joining Mosaic and have great respect for its leadership team.

“I look forward to helping develop this product line amid an interesting time in our market. Clients require broader coverage than ever before, which presents challenges, but also opportunity.

“Our aim is to service this growing demand and build a book of business that rivals market leaders over the next five years.’’

Mosaic said that it offers tailored coverage for a full spectrum of commercial, industrial and residential property risks associated with acts of terror and sabotage, malicious damage, strikes, riots, civil commotion, war perils and related liability around the world.

It said that political violence is one of six lines of specialty business the company currently writes in markets around the world.

Adam McGrath, the new SVP, head of international war and terrorism, political violence, at Mosaic Insurance (Photograph supplied)

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Published September 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Updated September 30, 2021 at 5:09 pm)

War and terrorism writer joins Mosaic Insurance

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