Colleen Dill joins Beazley's environmental underwriting team in the U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Colleen Dill to underwrite environmental liability risks. She will focus on fixed site risks submitted by specialist brokers throughout the United States and will underwrite business under Beazley's pollution legal liability product, ECLIPSE®, designed specifically for transactions and redevelopment projects involving brownfields and contaminated sites. She will be based in New York.

Ms Dill has eight years' experience underwriting environmental business. In her previous role she was senior underwriter at XL Group where she focused on the more complex premises pollution liability risks. She is also a professional geologist and former environmental consultant specializing in brownfield redevelopment and landfill closure.

Jayne Cunningham, environmental global focus leader at Beazley, said: "We are delighted to welcome Colleen to the team. She has a terrific reputation in the marketplace and is known for her ability to craft creative solutions to facilitate the transfer of contaminated sites. She will significantly strengthen our ability to respond to the needs of the more sophisticated environmental insurance purchaser."

CONTACT: Beazley Group Jayne Cunningham 917 344 3309

Source:Beazley Group