Stavros Martis joins ERS as Chief Actuary

Specialist insurer ERS continues its recruitment drive by adding Chief Actuary, Stavros Martis to the business.

Martis’ hire will support the insurers expansion into new lines of business including D&F Property, Marine and Energy Liability, Political Risk, Terror and War, Cargo and Specie, Professional Lines and Specialty Reinsurance (including Aviation and Marine) and joins a host of underwriting talent that have been assembled from across the market, providing the capability to write specialty lines of business.

Martis joins with 25 years of experience within the Lloyd’s and international reinsurance markets and has served in a number of in-house and consulting roles, most recently as a Director at Deloitte, where he led the actuarial team’s advisory and audit work for Deloitte’s Lloyd’s clients.

Martis commented: “This is an exciting period for ERS. Having watched the syndicate’s recruitment drive over the last few months, it is clear that Peter Bilsby is recruiting an extremely talented leadership and underwriting team. I am delighted to be joining to work with such an able team and a syndicate with such an exciting growth plan.”

Peter Bilsby, Chief Executive Officer of ERS, said: “I am delighted that Stavros is joining the team. Having gained the necessary approvals from Lloyd’s to write expanded lines of business, we are now ready to execute our plan. Significant Actuarial experience in the business is critical to ensure we drive profitable growth and Stavros will provide us with the leadership we need to help successfully plan our course as we delivery against our strategy.”