Herring to pilot IQUW’S Aviation launch

Property, Commercial and Speciality (re)insurer IQUW has today confirmed the launch of a new Aviation portfolio, led by Lead Aviation Underwriter, Simon Herring.

The new portfolio launches with immediate effect following approval from Lloyd’s and will comprise of a Hull and Liability account for second and third tier airlines and a general aviation account covering commercial fixed wing and rotor fleets. Both accounts will write business worldwide, excluding USA with the intention to become a lead market for brokers.

Herring is the latest in a long line of experienced underwriters to join IQUW and brings lead capabilities gained from over 30 years of Aviation experience at Murray Lawrence and Partners, Sedgwick / Marsh and Cincinnati Global, where he was Head of Aviation.

Herring commented: “I am delighted to join IQUW to launch their new Aviation portfolio and am looking forward to quickly developing our proposition to become a lead market for brokers through 2022”.

IQUW’s Interim Active Underwriter David Message: “Simon joins IQUW with a wealth of experience and I am thrilled to welcome him to IQUW to launch our Aviation portfolio which continues to execute on our strategy to build a diverse, multi-line (re)insurance company that intelligently uses data to improve our decision making”.