Syndicate Holding Corp (“SHC”), the holding company of VIBE Syndicate Management (“VIBE”), today announced the appointment of Daniel Draper as Group Chief Risk & Actuarial Officer.
Dan will join VIBE from AXIS where he has spent the past eight years; latterly as Chief Actuary of AXIS Capital Holdings where he was responsible for the Actuarial function across AXIS Insurance and AXIS Reinsurance. Before this Dan held a number of senior roles at AXIS including Group Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Risk Officer of AXIS Insurance, and Chief Risk Officer and Executive Board Member of AXIS Managing Agency. Prior to AXIS Dan held a number of senior actuarial roles in the insurance industry at the Financial Services Authority, XL and EY.
Dan is expected to join SHC and VIBE in February 2019. He will be a member of the SHC Executive Committee and Board member of VIBE, subject to regulatory approvals. Dan will report to Joe England, Group Chief Executive Officer.
Commenting on the appointment Joe England said “we are delighted that Dan will be joining the Executive team of Syndicate Holding Corp and the VIBE businesses. Dan brings world class talent, experience and knowledge to VIBE that will drive our vision for the future of the company. He has significant regulatory exposure and will lead and further develop our Risk and Actuarial functions. This appointment is testament to our resolve to build VIBE into a truly leading Insurance and Reinsurance business in the London market.”