Carbon Underwriting Appoints Head of Specialty

London: 25 January, 2024 Carbon Underwriting Limited (Carbon) the specialist, independent managing general underwriter and Lloyd’s syndicate, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Willetts as Head of Specialty in addition to supporting the development of Carbon’s technology capabilities.

Dale brings a wealth of leadership and Specialty underwriting experience to the role and his priority this year will be to spearhead the development and growth of Carbon’s Accident & Health (A&H) proposition.

Before joining Carbon, Dale was Executive Vice President, Head of Specialty Lines, for Sompo International for five years where he built the A&H portfolio. In a distinguished career spanning 30 years, he has also held leadership roles with ANV, Travelers and other specialty underwriters in the field.       

Nick Tye, CEO at Carbon, said: 

“I am delighted that Dale has joined us to take up this key role. His deep understanding of the market, breadth of insurance knowledge and proven track record in senior leadership roles make him ideally placed to develop our capabilities across the Specialty portfolio. He will be a valuable addition to our leadership team and I know that we will benefit enormously from his expertise, insights and business acumen.”

Dale Willetts, Head of Specialty, commented:

“I am thrilled to be joining Carbon at such an exciting time in its development. The company’s focus on transforming the delegating underwriting market by implementing superior in-house technology that supports quality underwriting, the ambition of its people and the entrepreneurial culture made my decision to join the business extremely easy. There are exciting opportunities in the market for nimble, forward-thinking companies like Carbon and I am looking forward to bringing my extensive sector experience and passion for innovation as the business evolves.”  

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About Carbon Underwriting


Carbon Underwriting Limited (Carbon) operates as Syndicate CBN 4747 at Lloyd’s.


Carbon set out in 2018 with a mission to transform the world of delegated underwriting and with a vision to set a global benchmark. We are a dynamic company and recognise the importance of embracing modern technology to deeply enrich our offering. We have pioneered a game-changing, bespoke approach using an open underwriting model where data drives improved underwriting performance creating superior analysis and fluidity of portfolio management. This is administered through our in-house technology ecosystem, Graphene. For more information, please visit:


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