Sompo Global Risk Solutions Europe Broadens London Capabilities and Adds New Underwriting Hub in Spain

September 13, 2021


Since expanding its global footprint to include Europe, Sompo Global Risk Solutions (GRS) has continued to maintain a consistent growth trajectory. In addition to adding underwriting, legal and risk control expertise to its London-based team, Sompo GRS Europe has established an underwriting hub based in Spain to service the broader Continental European market.


Established to serve the UK and European markets through retail brokers, Sompo GRS Europe is led by Adam Bergen. The team offers commercial property, primary and excess casualty, and environmental coverage, as well as parametric natural catastrophe products to Sompo GRS clients in the financial institutions, hospitality, life sciences, professional services, real estate and technology industries across the region.


“It’s an honor to lead the effort to bring our industry vertical expertise and collaborative approach to underwriting, claims and risk control to the UK and European market,” said Bergen. “We are especially proud of our ability to attract some of the best talent in the industry as we continue to build out our regional team.”


The Sompo GRS Europe team encompasses dedicated and experienced underwriting, actuarial, claims and risk control specialists including Large Property Team Leader Safia Jones, Property Technical Leader Hiresh Rajani, Large Casualty Team Leader Evie Bourke,  Regional Underwriting Executive Tannie Khupe, Middle Market and Small Business Leader Joe Brown, European Risk Control Leader Richard Thomas and Product Counsel Peter Scarf.


To meet the needs of clients in the region, Sompo GRS Europe recently expanded its regional footprint with the establishment of a new underwriting hub in Spain.


European Middle Market Leader Ricardo Ariemma has relocated from London to Madrid and is joined in Spain by experienced underwriters Andres Cardenas and Enrique Delgado who will focus on the team’s Property and Casualty offerings respectively.


“The rapid growth of Sompo GRS Europe has been extraordinary,” said Michael Chang, CEO of Sompo Global Risk Solutions. “Under Adam’s leadership, the London-based team has done an outstanding job partnering with our network of retail brokers to offer our white-glove service model and holistic approach to companies operating in the region. The establishment of our underwriting hub in Spain supports this momentum and expands our capabilities to further support our profitable growth trajectory and enhance the service we provide to clients in the region.”

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