Fiona Denton has been appointed a director in the Marine division of Tysers, a leading independent international Lloyd’s broker, where she will head up the War and Terrorism team, the company announced today (8 September 2009).

Fiona joins Tysers from Lockton Companies International, having occupied a similar position there as an Executive Director within the Property division.

During her London market career, which spans more than twenty years, Fiona has gained specialist expertise in war, terrorism and related coverages. She also has a background in non-marine property facultative reinsurance as well as energy and liability business.

In her new role at Tysers she will focus on expanding and developing the company’s strong war, terrorism and political risks portfolio of accounts.

Jonathan Macey, Managing Director of Tysers Marine division, said:

“We have developed a strong reputation in the terrorism insurance market and, given the global outlook, believe this class of business will continue to grow. Fiona’s experience and reputation place Tysers in a strong position to become the premier terrorism broker.”

Commenting on her new role, Fiona said: “Tysers is a dynamic company, which is securing its future growth through a strong and focused strategy. The War and Terrorism team is well established and enjoys excellent relationships with underwriters and clients alike. We have a clear focus on delivering a great service to our producers, while developing innovative solutions to meet clients’ needs.”