Jim Lye appointed as Energy Underwriter
Antares announces the appointment of Jim Lye as Energy Underwriter. Taking up his position immediately (5th November), Jim will report to John Potter, Marine Hull, Energy & Liability Account Manager.
Jim joins Antares from Infrassure Ltd where he was Underwriting and Claims Manager responsible for the development of its offshore energy portfolio. Prior to this, he worked as an offshore engineer for BPP-Tech, where he specialised in the technical analysis of offshore energy risks, as well as providing support to insurers in risk management and major claims disputes. Jim has a MEng in Naval Architecture and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Engineers
Commenting on the appointment, Joe Battle, Active Underwriter of Antares Syndicate 1274, said:
“Jim brings with him a unique combination of underwriting skill, first hand industry experience and claims knowledge. His technical expertise will be of significant benefit to our team and his appointment will ensure that we continue to provide a first class service to clients and brokers while expanding our energy offering.”