North P&I Club has appointed Mr Andrew Hearne as Deputy Director (Underwriting), based at the club's head office in Newcastle upon Tyne. The appointment is part of the club's commitment to strengthening service delivery for members and expanding its underwriting team as the club moves from a period of consolidation to controlled growth over the next few years.
Mr Hearne, who joined North on 12 June 2017, has several years of major underwriting experience at Britannia P&I Club and more recently, senior experience in the fixed premium market through his role at British Marine. Hearne also has an MBA and is an experienced lawyer.
Mr Hearne’s broad experience spans worldwide markets and he will initially work with North’s European team.