Brit Insurance has appointed Daniel Mitchell as new UK portfolio manager, professional risks.

In his new role, Daniel will play a key part in setting strategy, determining pricing and reviewing risk appetite on an ongoing basis for this aspect of the UK portfolio.

Mitchell will work closely with Brit Insurance’s underwriters in London and throughout its network of UK regional offices.

He will report directly to Ray Cox, CEO of Brit Insurance’s UK business unit, working alongside a team of portfolio managers covering all aspects,

Mitchell will take up this new role after spending four years as financial risks underwriting manager for Brit Insurance’s London Region, where he led a team of underwriters on the financial risks account, maintaining an impressive track record of profitable growth and product innovation.

He also developed and held responsibility for the national Professional Indemnity (PI) e-trading portfolio and was a member of the London region leadership team. He joined the group after four years at HCC as a senior underwriter in its PI team.