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Rob Crocker Joins Carbon Underwriting as Active Underwriter

London: 11 April, 2024 – Carbon Underwriting Limited (Carbon) the specialist, independent managing general underwriter and Lloyd’s syndicate CBN 4747, is delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Crocker as Active Underwriter, effective April 2024. 

Previously Active Underwriter & Head of Professional Lines at Everest Re, and having also held senior underwriting roles with XL Catlin and W. R. Berkley Europe among others in a career spanning over 30 years, Rob is a proven expert in professional lines underwriting and brings leadership, insight and dynamism to his new role. 


Subject to regulatory approval, Rob will work closely with Carbon’s existing Underwriting management team – Founder and CEO Nick Tye; Carbon Founder and Chief Underwriting Officer Jacqui Ferrier; and Carbon Founder and Chief Technology Officer Ben Laidlaw. 


Carbon Founder and CEO Nick Tye said: 

“Rob is a high calibre individual with extensive experience and a proven track record that make him an invaluable addition to Carbon’s team. Rob is a tremendous hire for Carbon, and testament to the very high regard in which our team is held across the market and our ability to attract and retain top talent. It is important to consider Rob’s hire as accretive to the existing Underwriting management team. Myself, Jacqui and Ben will all remain actively involved in Syndicate Underwriting matters and now will have more time to focus on new business opportunities and our exciting and ambitious growth plans at Carbon Syndicate. We are confident that Rob’s additional expertise in underwriting will contribute to our continued  growth and success.”


Carbon Active Underwriter Rob Crocker said: 

“Joining Carbon is a really exciting move for my career – I have been particularly impressed with Carbon’s data-driven and tech-focused approach to underwriting. This strategy combined with the innovative and team-focused culture at Carbon aligns perfectly with my vision for advancing underwriting practices in today’s dynamic market landscape. With our dedicated expertise, a commitment to innovation, and a focus on delivering exceptional results, I am excited about the opportunities ahead.”


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About Carbon Underwriting

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