John Beauchamp joins Beazley Group from XL Insurance

Beazley, underwriter of professional and management liability exposures, has launched an environmental risks underwriting capability. This unit will write a wide range of environmental risks for current and new clients to be headed by John Beauchamp, a senior underwriter.

Mr. Beauchamp joins Beazley from XL Insurance, he worked most recently as Senior Vice-President of the Environmental Operating Unit. He is proficient in environmental risks, and contributed to articles for a wide range of industry publications including Best’s Review, Environmental Business Journal, National Underwriter, and Engineering News-Record.

According to Beazley, Mr. Beauchamp will be building a team of highly experienced underwriters, risk engineers and claims professionals.

The environmental product line at Beazley will form part of the Specialty Lines division, and Mr. Beauchamp will report to Jerry Sullivan, Head of Global Architects and Engineers (A&E) Professional Liability team, Beazley.