AXIS Insurance Adds 3 Underwriters to Renewable Energy Team in U.S.

November 4, 2020

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced the addition of three new underwriters to its U.S. Renewable Energy team, effective immediately.

Kristopher Williams and Melissa Marsh have both joined the team as renewable energy underwriters, while Kevin Motta has joined as an assistant underwriter.

All three will focus on underwriting renewable energy risk across wind energy, solar energy and battery storage, including package policies providing property, general liability and umbrella coverage that spans construction and operations of projects.

They report to Sam Walsh, head of U.S. Renewable Energy at AXIS Insurance. Williams will be based in Kansas City, Marsh will continue to be based in Chicago, and Motta will be located in New York.

Williams was previously a property underwriter at Travelers, focused on U.S. renewable energy projects. Marsh has joined the AXIS U.S. Renewable Energy team in an internal transfer from the company’s North American Property Facilities unit. Motta joins AXIS from Aspen, where he was an Environmental Liability Underwriter.

“The U.S. renewable energy market is experiencing exceptional growth, with considerable financial investment and project development underway,” said Walsh. “The addition of these three underwriters will enable us to further advance the expertise and service we deliver to our brokers in this fast-growing market.”

Source: AXIS Insurance

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