Ed appoints Heather Clarkson to lead marine business

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Heather Clarkson as Managing Director MarineShe takes up her role with immediate effect and will report to Andrew Draycott, CEO – Energy, Marine & Construction.

Heather brings more than three decades of experience to her new role. She joins from Aon Risk Solutions where she served most recently as Chief Broking Officer - Marine and as Head of Hull.  She was also a member of Aon’s Global and London Marine executive committees. Heather began her career with Marsh, where she served for over 20 years in the Montreal and London offices.

Draycott said: “Heather is a highly respected expert in the marine market and the ideal candidate to realise our ambitions in this sector. Her appointment is also a further indication of the calibre of individual that is now attracted to our business. Heather has built her reputation on market knowledge and exceptional client service. She has consistently sought to lead by example and to drive innovation and improve processes. I am delighted to welcome her to the team.”

Clarkson said: “The Ed story and their vision for the future of our industry is compelling. The opportunity to be a part of it and to drive the marine business forward was impossible to pass up.”