London, 4 March 2024 Dale Underwriting Partners (“Dale”) the trading name for Dale Managing Agency Limited’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 1729, has announced the appointment of Will Curran as Head of Global Property Reinsurance, effective 11 March, 2024.

Will brings with him nearly 30 years’ experience in the industry, combined with long standing leadership across global property reinsurance lines. Most recently, Will served as Active Underwriter of Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicate 557. During 2019-2022 he held the position of Head of Reinsurance for Tokio Marine Kiln where he was responsible for global reinsurance underwriting operations. Prior to this, Will ran the reinsurance division at Wellington.

Based in London, he will be responsible for building and optimising Dale’s Global Property Reinsurance business and will report to Dominic Peters, Active Underwriter.

“Will has a proven track record of providing an exemplary client service and we are delighted to welcome him to Dale,” said Dominic. “Will’s arrival allows Dale to strengthen our global offering, enhancing our existing leadership with Tony Forder as Head of North America Catastrophe and Arran Wright as Class Underwriter and Head of Ceded Re.”

“This appointment comes at a time when we feel we are in a strong position to now capitalise on current market conditions, optimise our sustainable growth plans to drive market leadership within the property reinsurance lines and further expand our client and broker proposition.”

Will said: “This is an exciting opportunity for me to be joining Dale Underwriting Partners at a significant time in the company’s history. I hope to use my experience to enhance the team’s offering in the global property market and to build Dale’s Risk excess of loss portfolio.”