Volante appoints Underwriting and Franchise Director
- Jerry Probert joins Management team at Volante
- Probert also appointed to Volante Executive Committee and Volante Global Board
- He brings over 35 years of underwriting experience to the role
London, 12 April 2018 – Volante Global Limited (Volante), a new multi-class and multi-territory international managing general agent (MGA) platform, has announced the appointment of Jerry Probert as Underwriting and Franchise Director.
Mr. Probert will work closely with Talbir Bains, Founder and CEO of Volante and the Executive Committee to manage the firm’s global underwriting strategy, and to monitor technical and business performance across all portfolios within the Group.
He has over 35 years of underwriting experience, holding leadership positions at both portfolio and divisional levels. Prior to joining Volante, Mr. Probert was Director of Europe at QBE’s European Operations, responsible for a diverse portfolio including General Liability, D&O, PI, Property and Motor. He joined QBE in 2007 from Gen Re, where he headed up their UK and European Facultative Casualty and Financial Lines portfolios.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Bains said: “Jerry is a fantastic addition to the Volante team and brings an outstanding level of underwriting expertise and leadership experience to the role. His appointment underlines our continued commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest standards of underwriting excellence across the Group.”
Mr. Probert said: “While Volante is still a relatively new operation, the underwriting acumen represented by the teams that are already part of the Group is exceptional. I am very much looking forward to working with these teams, Talbir and the broader Executive Committee as we look to secure the underwriting foundations that will support Volante for years to come.”