Nicholas Reynolds appointed Chief Underwriting Officer at Berkley Asset Protection
(October 14, 2019 – New York City) Nicholas Reynolds, an officer of Berkley Asset Protection since its inception, has been appointed global Chief Underwriting Officer for the company. Berkley Asset Protection, established in 2008, is the leading specialty insurance provider for all aspects of fine art, jewelry and specie businesses.
In his new role, Reynolds is responsible for managing the company’s underwriting performance across all lines and platforms. He also serves as the company’s Senior Vice President for global fine art, specie and commercial lines.
Commenting on the appointment, Joseph “Chip” Dowd said, “Nick is a proven leader with significant experience, expertise, and insights. He is a highly skilled underwriter with a customer-centric focus that complements our experienced team at Berkley Asset Protection. We are pleased to have him take on this role.”
He started his career as a broker at Lloyd’s of London, moving in 1991 to the United States, where he gained valuable experience in the retail brokerage market before moving into underwriting. With more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, his knowledge and unparalleled insights have made him a frequent speaker and panelist for insurance and trade groups.
He graduated with honors from the Queen Mary College, University of London, with a Bachelors in Law degree.
About Berkley Asset Protection
Berkley Asset Protection, a Berkley company, is a leading specialty insurance provider for all aspects of fine art and jewelry businesses: jewelers block, fine art, commercial property and liability, and workers’ compensation. The company also offers Lavalier Personal Jewelry Insurance and insurance for individuals’ collections.
Products and services are provided by one or more insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation. Not all products and services are available in every jurisdiction, and the precise coverage afforded by any insurer is subject to the actual terms and conditions of the policies as issued.