Brace Underwriting strengthens specialty capability with senior hire

Brace Underwriting strengthens specialty capability with senior hire 150 150 Haggie Partners

Brace Underwriting Limited (Brace), today announces the appointment of Neil McMillan as senior underwriter. Based in London and reporting to Adam Holberry, co-founder and chief underwriting officer, McMillan assumes his role with immediate effect.

McMillan brings almost four decades of specialty London market experience to Brace. He joins from Canopius where since 2013 he held the role of underwriter in the North American facilities department and was also a lead underwriter in property and casualty business emanating from MGAs. Prior to Canopius and throughout his extensive career, McMillan has held a number of senior positions including North American class underwriter at Brit, vice president of Alea London’s North American facilities division and deputy underwriter at Zurich Specialties in London.

Holberry said: “We are pleased to welcome an underwriter of Neil’s calibre and vast experience. Hot on the heels of Glenn Dorr’s recent appointment in the USA as head of distribution, Neil’s joining signals Brace’s continued expansion and investment in leading talent. Neil has extensive knowledge of the North American delegated authority market and his appointment further demonstrates our commitment to building long-term underwriting partnerships in the global multi-line facilities market.

“2022 promises a wealth of exciting opportunities and we look forward to standing shoulder to shoulder with our brokers, coverholders and capacity partners as we execute our strategic plan to expand the business.”