Axa Re
Sarah Peters is appointed senior underwriter at the UK property division of AXA Re. Sarah was previously with Syndicate 250 and she has spent six years in the UK broking division of Bain Hogg Limited.

Two people have joined Brownsword. Darren Graham is appointed south east regional manager at Brownsword. Joanna Chapman is appointed regional manager for Scotland. Graham has 12 years experience of claims management and was previously with Lloyds Motor Syndicate. Chapman was previously with AGF and Independent.

Allianz Cornhill
Geoff Turton is appointed ecommerce and marketing manager, personal lines at Allianz Cornhill. In his new position he hopes to advance its ecommerce strategy, which includes the development of special online services for brokers. He was previously business development manager, personal lines, and he was responsible for managing the key account team and personal lines business developers.

Ward Evans
Nine people have joined Ward Evans Glasgow office. Derek Templeton, Darren James and Elaine Main are appointed account executives. Gaynor Nichol, David McGinnigle and Gordon Cameron are appointed trainee account executive. Helen Wilson is appointed corporate independent financial adviser. Ralph Thomson is appointed trainee employee benefits consultant. Claire Forsyth is appointed call centre clerk.

European Brokers Associated
Simon D. Barker is appointed to the Board of the European Brokers Associated. In his new role he will help contribute for core business strategy of specialist insurance solutions.

Three people have joined the senior management team at Mark Garratt is appointed marketing and customer relationship manager. John Lambert is appointed CEO. Tom Gocher is appointed CTO. Garratt was previously customer relationship manager at UK Personal Financial Services Royal SunAlliance. Lambert has 13 years experience at Aventis Pasteur MSD where he held the position of president.

Rosling King Solictors
Simon Geoghegan, Jessica Knight and Iain Corbett have joined Rosling King Solicitors as partners. Sean Williams is appointed associate. Geoghegan is a commercial property specialist, Knight is a litigation specialist and Corbett is a insurance litigation specialist.

Clyde and co
Eight partners join Clyde & Co. They are Simon Bickerdike, Jonathan Chaimovic, Julian Connerty, Pii Ketvel, Mike Munro, Andrew Preston and Matthew Weedon. Clyde & Co are an international law firm who specialise in the areas of trade, shipping, insurance and reinsurance, transport, energy, corporate law, finance and technology.

University of Nottingham Business School
Professor Richard MacMinn is appointed to the swiss re chair in the management of risk at the University of Nottingham Business School. He is presently an associate professor of finance and management science and information systems at the University of Texas. He is also an editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance.

B&CE Benefit Schemes
Tom Delaney is appointed Scottish regional executive of B&CE Benefit Schemes. He was previously membership services manager at The Scottish Builders Federation. He will be responsible for ensuring employers in the construction industry are aware of the range of benefits available to their construction workers from B&CE.