Apollo Syndicate Management, the independent specialist insurer and reinsurer, has appointed Kate Foster as its new head of property for Syndicate 1969.
Foster joins Apollo with a wealth of property underwriting experience. She most recently held the role of property underwriter at Beazley, where she has been since 2017.
Prior to this, she has held various senior underwriting roles in the property sphere at companies including Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance and Vero. She began her career in 2000 at Hiscox.
James Slaughter, Apollo Group chief underwriting officer, said: “Property is a key part of Apollo’s offering. Kate brings extensive knowledge to the role, as we continue to generate creative and innovative solutions whilst growing our property book, working toward a resilient and sustainable future. We continue to focus on developing our D&F and Binders portfolios, both of which remain fundamental to Apollo’s offering. The team remains committed to the relationships we have built with our brokers and partners and we look forward to welcoming Kate to our team.”