Sompo International Expands Appetite for General Aviation Business and Bolsters Team with Senior Hire

October 19, 2021

PEMBROKE, Bermuda – October 19, 2021 – Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a global Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced today that it will expand its general aviation offering and has appointed Peter Buckley to the role of Vice President, Aerospace to develop this segment of its business.


Andrew Metcalfe, SVP, London Market Aerospace, said, “As a long-standing market leader in aerospace insurance we are pleased to be able to expand our offer to the growing general aviation sector, leveraging the Sompo International network and quality capacity to grow our business globally. Peter will be responsible for developing our general aviation book outside the U.S. as well as in the London wholesale market. Enhancing our offering in this space requires building stronger, closer and more productive relationships with our clients and brokers worldwide and Peter brings extensive experience to a diverse team that draws on a range of knowledge, technical expertise and insights to deliver better outcomes for brokers and insureds.”


Peter Buckley has more than 20 years’ experience in the aviation insurance industry, gained as an underwriter in the UK and Singapore. Prior to joining Sompo International, his most recent role was at Cincinnati Global Underwriting. Peter trained as a commercial pilot and holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Avionics from the University of London.


About Sompo International

Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, headquartered in Bermuda. Sompo International companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sompo Holdings, Inc., whose core business encompasses one of the largest property and casualty insurance groups in the Japanese domestic market. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on our principal operating subsidiaries. For more information about Sompo International, please visit


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