Tysers, a leading independent international Lloyd’s broker, today (2 August 2010) announced the appointment of Harry Simpson as Head of the War and Terrorism team.

Harry joins Tysers from Glencairn where he was responsible for placing and producing terrorism and international property business.

During his eight years in the insurance market, Harry has developed specialist expertise in terrorism, political violence and related coverages. He will focus on expanding and developing the company’s strong war, terrorism and political risks portfolio.

“Tysers is in a strong position to become the premier terrorism broker and we welcome Harry into the team,” said Jonathan Macey, Managing Director of Tysers Marine division. “He is part of a new generation that is driving our business forwards; his experience and ability will be a great asset for us and for our clients.”

“I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic broker as Tysers,” said Harry. “Their ability to deliver a dedicated service for producers and provide tailored solutions for clients is second to none and I look forward to contributing towards further successes.”