Published: 13 January 2020 13 January 2020
AXIS Insurance has announced the appointments of Sam Walsh as senior underwriter and Mat Pifer as an underwriter in its renewables division. Walsh and Pifer will be jointly responsible for underwriting new and renewal, property and liability renewable energy business in North America, including large wind and solar photovoltaic portfolios, as well as battery energy storage risks. They will report to Tom Cain, Head of US Renewable Energy at AXIS.
Mr. Walsh joins AXIS from GCube Insurance Services (since 2009) where he was senior underwriter of onshore wind and solar risks in North America.
Prior to joining the AXIS Renewable Energy team, Mr. Pifer spent the past four years working as a senior underwriter in AXIS Insurance’s Commercial Management Solutions team. Mr. Pifer began his career at Aon in 2011 as a lawyer’s professional liability broker.