Arcus Syndicate 1856 expands underwriting team

Arcus 1856 announces appointment of Katie Higgon

London, 21 October 2016 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced the appointment of Katie Higgon as an underwriter. She reports to Nicky Payne, active underwriter at Arcus 1856.

Most recently, Ms. Higgon was a broker and client manager at Aon Benfield on the North American property team. She worked across a diverse range of clients and focused primarily on placing property catastrophe into the London, European and Asian markets. She joined Aon’s Benfield Graduate programme in 2011 and gained experience across multiple divisions.

Commenting on the appointment, Nicky Payne said: “Katie is our first new underwriting addition since our launch and we are delighted that she has joined the team. She is a highly motivated and dedicated person who has built up a broad spectrum of expertise across a number of business lines and territories. Her client-driven approach and strong technical skills make her a great addition to our team and we will continue to seek to attract talent which can strengthen our unique reinsurance proposition.”

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