Graeme Rayner joins Pioneer as Group Director of Underwriting

14 October, 2016

Pioneer Underwriters (‘Pioneer’) announces that Graeme Rayner has commenced his role as Group Director of Underwriting, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Darren Doherty.

Mr Rayner, whose appointment was first announced in August 2016, joins from MS Amlin where, prior to Mitsui Sumitomo’s acquisition of Amlin, he served as Chief Underwriting Officer of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting Limited and as Active Underwriter of MSIG’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 3210. Before joining MSIG in 2011, Mr Rayner had been Managing Director of QBE’s Specialty Division.

Darren Doherty commented: “Graeme will play a pivotal role in executing Pioneer’s strategy of international growth built through leveraging our first class business infrastructure and high quality underwriting talent. It is a pleasure to have him on board.”

Graeme Rayner added: “I am excited to have joined Pioneer and to be working with its excellent team. Pioneer’s model is truly differentiated and it stands out as agile and dynamic in a market where those characteristics are getting harder to identify. I am looking forward to working with our great team of underwriters to build upon the business and to offer even more to our brokers, clients and carriers.

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