Brace Underwriting Limited (Brace) today announces the appointment of Tom Sambrook as head of underwriting where he will oversee underwriting strategy, market engagement and capacity partnerships. Based in London and reporting to Adam Holberry, co-founder and chief executive officer, Sambrook joins Brace from Hiscox where he has held various roles since 2012. Most recently he held the role of interim line underwriter within the Alternative Risk book – a diversified portfolio of MGA partnerships with coverage across various territories.
Holberry said: “Tom is an excellent fit for Brace and his experience within the Alternative Risk space will be a significant boost to our broker, coverholder and capacity partnerships as we explore opportunities to strategically expand the business. This appointment further represents Brace’s continued investment in market leading talent, representing our commitment to build an exclusive number of diverse MGA relationships; each one a niche sector specialist.
“Tom’s appointment will allow us to further execute upon the significant opportunity that the market presents in 2023 and beyond. His diverse experience makes him the perfect addition to the Brace leadership team and I look forward to working with him whilst we continue to provide the innovative solutions that our partners within the global multi-line MGA space require.”