Citynet Insurance Brokers makes appointment

Christopher Drake Christopher Drake will develop a marine team and global portfolio of marine business. Image: Citynet Insurance Brokers

Citynet Insurance Brokers have appointed a new head of marine global placements.

With over 17 years’ experience within the insurance industry, Christopher Drake joins to develop a marine team and global portfolio of marine business. The main focus of his role will be to grow a team that can offer the best possible service to the assured and underwriters.

“Chris is a welcomed addition to our ever growing team,” said Andrew Walsh, managing director at Citynet. “His expertise in the Marine market will enhance the suite of services that we provide our brokers across the UK, Ireland and other territories worldwide.”

Most recently, Mr Drake was at Barbican Syndicate 1955 for eight years, underwriting a marine portfolio with a niche nature. Prior to this, he spent nine years at Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance underwriting a global fishing vessel portfolio.

Mr Drake has travelled extensively throughout his underwriting career and will look to further Citynet Insurance Brokers’ reach.

He stated: “This is a very exciting challenge in the next chapter of my career. I am looking forward to working with Andy Walsh and the team at Citynet to drive the growth of this newly formed marine department.”

By Rebecca Jeffrey

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