Hamir PatelHead of Cyber at Pen Underwriting
As Head of Cyber, Hamir Patel is responsible for the performance and development of Pen Underwriting’s dedicated cyber practice.
An actuary by profession, Hamir joined Pen Underwriting five years ago in January 2016, and was previously Head of Insight & Reserving – part of Pen’s core capabilities as a virtual insurer which underpin each of its specialist trading divisions. Prior to joining Pen, Hamir worked for Deloitte, Allianz and AIG.
The cyber practice is focused on devising and delivering cost-effective, comprehensive cover solutions to protect businesses against fast-evolving digital risks, while providing emergency cyber incident response and service restoration. It operates in the UK, US, Canada and New Zealand. Launched in 2016 – with its ground-breaking online facility that enables broker partners to quote & bind SME cyber risk in less than five minutes – Pen’s cyber offering is underpinned by a team of experienced specialist underwriters with open market capacity for larger accounts.