Torus, a specialty insurer, has appointed Louis Scott as underwriter for its power & utilities team in London. He will report to global head of power & utilities, Ben Wilson.

Mr Scott most recently served as a team leader for network business within Aon Power. He has over 20 years’ experience in the energy property sector, beginning his career in Alexander Howden and continuing at Aon following the merger of both companies.

Ben Wilson, global head of power & utilities at Torus, said: “Since our inception we have built a portfolio to establish ourselves as a significant presence in the London market. We are now focussing on delivering the levels of service and breadth of expertise that will establish Torus as a leader in the field.

“Louis is a great personality whose specialist knowledge of the Power & Utilities industry, and experience as a broker, will enhance our services for brokers and clients alike.”

Torus provides commercial, professional and specialty insurance and reinsurance products to a global client in UK, US and Bermuda based insurance subsidiaries.