James Flude joins from Munich Re’s Watkins Syndicate


Lloyd’s insurer Lancashire’s UK operation has hired James Flude as head of energy and marine.

He will start in January 2014.

Flude has worked at Munich Re’s Watkins Syndicate at Lloyd’s for more than 14 years, most recently as energy underwriter and account manager.

Lancashire UK chief underwriting officer Paul Gregory said: “James is well known and respected in the energy market and adds further depth of experience to our existing energy and marine team.”

Flude added: “I look forward to working with the existing underwriting team to further develop what is an already successful energy and marine division.”