Tysers, a leading independent international Lloyd’s broker, today (27th February 2012) announced the addition of a new direct and facultative (D&F) property team to the North American International Specialty Division, focusing on the Caribbean and other International interests.

The new team is comprised of David Pratt-Sinclair, Matthew Sinclair and Gemma Barnes, who have all joined Tysers from Ropner Insurance Services. The team has wide experience in the London market and will be driving forward the ongoing development of Tysers’ D&F business.

“I am delighted to welcome the team to Tysers. They are a very talented group of individuals who will be perfectly placed to support our existing clients and build our D&F offering,” said Gary Andrews, MD of Tysers’ North America & International Specialty Division.

“The team are extremely pleased to be joining such a professional and highly respected broker as Tysers,” said David Pratt-Sinclair.

“Tysers’ independent, client-focused approach is second to none and we look forward to contributing to their continued growth and success,” added Matthew Sinclair.