ACE Group today announced the appointment of Nicolas Givelet as Risk Engineer in its Continental Europe environmental insurance team as it continues to invest in building its environmental risk expertise for clients facing an increasingly complex global regulatory environment.
In this newly-created role, Nicolas will lead a new environmental risk engineering taskforce for ACE in the region, assisting the pan-European underwriting and claims teams on technical matters, as well as liaising with ACE’s clients and suppliers. He will also coordinate and manage a team of specialist external consultants to support specific projects in key markets. Nicolas will report to Dorothee Prunier, Environmental Risk Manager for Continental Europe, and takes up his Paris-based role with immediate effect.
Nicolas, who has eleven years of experience in environmental risk, joins ACE from AXA Corporate Solutions, where he was Environmental Risks Underwriter. Before joining AXA in 2011, he spent four years as Environmental Risks Client Advisor at Marsh. Prior to working in the insurance industry, he was Contaminated Land Consultant at two companies, Burgeap and HPC Envirotec . He was also Environmental Research Associate at both the Institute of Geological Sciences in Bern, Switzerland and the Institute of Geochemical Sciences in Heidelberg, Germany.
Dorothee Prunier, Environmental Risk Manager for Continental Europe at ACE, said:
“Environmental liability is one of Europe’s key emerging risks and it is a strategic growth area for ACE. By building an environmental risk engineering taskforce of internal and external experts, we will ensure that our clients have access to the best possible combination of underwriting and risk engineering expertise both for standalone and multinational programmes.
“Given his extensive understanding of environmental risk from an insurance, broking, academic and technical perspective, Nicolas will be a great asset to our growing European environmental risk team.”
The ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 53 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
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