Simon White

Simon has 14 years of environmental insurance experience in Europe, Africa and South America. As environmental manager for XL Catlin's international operations, he uses his qualifications in environmental policy and environmental law to serve clients from small firms to global corporations.

Simon has 14 years of experience in environmental insurance underwriting for operational risks and for environmental liabilities arising from mergers and acquisitions.

He is the environmental manager for our international insurance operations and oversees environmental insurance product development for Europe, Asia and South America. During his time at XL Group, he launched an environmental scheme for farms in the UK, an innovative environmental product in Germany and environmental global programs for multinational companies.

He joined XL Group in 2005 after serving at AIG Environmental and Zurich Insurance Environmental. Simon’s varied career also includes serving as Environmental Legal Advisor to South Africa National Parks and participation in environmental projects in Costa Rica. Simon holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in environmental policy and an LLM in environmental law. He has written various articles on environmental insurance and spoken on the topic at numerous conferences across Europe.

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