Lawton-Bryce has 17 years of expertise within the insurance coverage business, having held roles throughout operations, change and IT. She joined Markel in August 2021 as wholesale operations director.
Previous to becoming a member of Markel, she was head of pricing for the ERS Motor Syndicate for 2 years, working with the actuarial and IT groups. Previous to that, she spent six years as head of change and IT at CNA Hardy, the place she led a number of strategic initiatives, together with the mixing of the Hardy Managing Company into the broader CNA Group.
She started her profession at Lloyd’s within the worldwide operations crew, the place she helped set up Lloyd’s China and develop different platforms throughout Asia.
“We have now seen substantial enlargement on the worldwide stage over the previous few years, and with this comes higher complexity, but additionally alternatives that we are able to harness,” Wilson mentioned. “As we develop and scale, making the fitting investments in our processes, information and know-how might be an important consider attaining our objective of being the main international specialty insurer. Because the worldwide COO, Carys will lead our drive in the direction of operational excellence.
“In her comparatively brief time at Markel, Carys has proved herself to be invaluable. I stay up for seeing what she will be able to obtain subsequent, along with her expanded remit and in her well-deserved place on the ExCo, to which she’s going to deliver a contemporary and progressive perspective and a talent set that enhances and enhances its present make-up.”