Canopius Group, the global specialty (re)insurance platform of Sompo Holdings, has announced the launch of its Renewable Energy division.
Based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, it will comprise a team of five specialists who will report to Steve Warren, head of energy at Canopius in London, and Jimmy Guman, managing director of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Nederland BV.
The new team joins from Delta Lloyd and will be led by head of renewable energy Maarten Mulder. They take up their positions with immediate effect and will initially focus on offshore wind renewable energy risks.
Mr Warren said: “Renewable energy is a growing area requiring specialist insurance, and I am delighted that this highly skilled and experienced team have joined Canopius to expand our energy product range.
“Their collective knowledge, expertise and impressive reputation will allow us to offer a compelling proposition for the renewable energy market. I look forward to working with them and the part they will play in Canopius’s ongoing development.”