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Carbon Underwriting enhances further its Data Analytics expertise with duo of hires

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Carbon Underwriting enhances further its Data Analytics expertise with duo of hires

London: 5 August, 2021

Carbon Underwriting Limited (Carbon), the specialist, independent managing general underwriter (MGU), announces today the appointments of Navdeep Dhuti as Data Engineer and Sophia Johnson as Data Services Associate as it continues to build out its data analytics capabilities. 

Navdeep has joined Carbon from customer analytics consultancy, Acrotrend Solutions, where he was a Data Engineer / Data Scientist. Prior to this, he founded The Elephant app, a web application where university students can Freecycle for free and before that, he was a full stack developer for Cameron and Wilding and QuizSlides.

Sophia joins Carbon from Tokio Marine Kiln where she was a Data Analyst. She had previously been a Bordereaux Technician for White Oak Underwriting Agency Limited.

These latest appointments enhance yet further Carbon’s fast-growing data analytics expertise following the hires in recent months of Mark Oldroyd as Head of Data Engineering and Fergus Cooney as a Data Analytics Engineer.

Nick Tye, Carbon CEO, said: 

“As Carbon continues to grow as a technology-driven MGU and Lloyd’s Syndicate, market-leading data analytics is at the core of our company’s DNA. Our proprietary platform, Graphene, is a game-changer for the global delegated authority market and we will continue to build out its capabilities and user base. We are delighted to welcome Navdeep and Sophia to the Carbon family and I am sure that we will benefit enormously from their deep expertise and market experience.”

Navdeep Dhuti, Data  Engineer, commented:

“Data is the new oil in the 21st century and Carbon is really at the forefront of disrupting the insurance market with Graphene as its data intelligence tool. With a background in building innovative technology for large corporates as well as start-ups, I am extremely excited to be part of Carbon’s journey in shaping the data-driven insurance world.”

Sophia Johnson, Data Services Associate, added:

“The analysis, management and sharing of high quality data has never been more important in our industry and the Carbon team are providing tangible value-add in enabling clients to make better informed and timely decisions. The Carbon team is always thinking outside the box and I am very excited to bring my fresh perspectives and ideas to this very talented business.”

Notes to Editors:

Carbon Underwriting is a class agnostic MGU driving transformation in the international coverholder market. It operates as an Underwriting and Data Lead with a keen focus on coverholder partnership. Carbon is supported by its proprietary technology platform ‘Graphene’ which presents Underwriters and coverholders with superior data that motivates profitable and informed underwriting decisions. The MGU acts as an incubator, enhancer and springboard for MGAs to encourage accretive and profitable growth, and does so at a market leading expense base.


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Carbon Underwriting is a trading name of Carbon Underwriting Limited which is an appointed representative of Davies MGA Services Ltd, a company authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under firm reference number 597301 to carry on insurance distribution activities. Carbon Underwriting Limited is registered in England and Wales company number 11193856. Registered office at 5th Floor, 20 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0BG

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