Insurer Ace to underwrite the policy

The British Insurance Brokers' Association has appointed Bluefin as the provider for a new directors and officers scheme for its members.

The policy will be underwritten by Ace European Group and will allow access for Biba members to Ace's online quote service, Ace Online.

Biba's technical services manager Steve Foulsham, said: "At a time when the responsibilities for directors and officers are increasing, the new scheme will enable members to obtain easy access for quotations and policy issue, backed by the expertise of Bluefin for support where required."

Laura High, director of wholesale distribution at Bluefin, added: "We are really excited to be able to provide Biba members with access to this product. Having worked with Biba for several years, we are delighted to strengthen our offering to the members and really look forward to working with them on something new."

Ace European Group director of corporate risks Pat Drinan said: "I am delighted Biba and Bluefin chose Ace to be their selected D&O partner, demonstrating not only the strength and quality of our product but also endorsing how easy it is to access.

"We are very pleased to be working with Biba and Bluefin and the opportunity it provides us to build further on our relationships."