David has traveled very extensively around the world reviewing art risks and building relationships with brokers and clients. He has helped build our fine art and specie and specialty lines in Asia.
- Fine Art
- Jewelers' Block
- Bankers Blanket Bonds - All Risks Excess
- ERISA Fiduciary Dishonesty
- Asia PacificChina, India, Japan
- United KingdomLondon
David is the Senior Underwriter for fine art and specie and head of specialty lines in Asia.
Before joining XL Group, David spent nine years in London and New York working for a marine mutual insurance manager, specializing in multimodal marine liability insurance. This was followed by a brief role as a Lloyd’s marine liability broker. In 1991, he seized the chance to combine underwriting with his passion for fine art. He has underwritten fine art all over the world ever since.
David joined XL Group in 2005, expanding his underwriting to jewelers' block and general specie, and relocated to our Singapore office when it opened in 2008. Since then, he has built a fine art and specie team in Singapore and Hong Kong. He also has general responsibility for our specialty practice in Asia and has initiated the launch of specialty lines like marine hull and political risk and trade credit.
David holds a law degree.
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