22 January 2020

Lloyd’s Market Association appoints Underwriting Director  

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has announced the appointment of Jane Hayes as Underwriting Director, effective 03 February. Hayes will play a key role in working with the Corporation of Lloyd’s, LMA’s members and the market in developing revised underwriting standards as part of defining the modernised syndication model, which is a main priority of the Future of Lloyd’s programme.
Hayes joins from Zurich Insurance plc where she held various executive-leadership positions during the past 20 years. Most recently she served as Chief Underwriting Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa, with a strong focus on portfolio and performance management, and responsibility for gross written premium of $12bn across 17 countries. 
LMA Chief Executive Sheila Cameron said: “Jane’s extensive experience, technical strength, and board-level perspective makes her the ideal person to work with Lloyd’s and the LMA on projects critical to the market’s future. I very much look forward to working with her and I’m delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Hayes said: “I am excited to be joining the LMA at such a pivotal time for its members, the managing and members’ agents’ community, and for Lloyd’s. I look forward to working with both to facilitate the success of our marketplace, as well as promoting world-class underwriting excellence across all classes of business.”

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Formed in 2001 and located in the heart of the Lloyd’s Building in the City of London, the Lloyd's Market Association represents the interests of the Lloyd’s underwriting community. All underwriting businesses at Lloyd’s are members, together managing gross premium income of around £31billion per annum. For more information visit: