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QBE builds out its cyber leadership team as part of growth moves

QBE Europe has announced changes to its cyber portfolio leadership with internal promotions in line with the insurer’s growth aspirations in this sector.

Erica Kofie has been promoted to Head of Cyber Proposition, QBE Europe. She was previously the Portfolio Manager for cyber, having joined QBE in 2017. In her new role, Erica will be responsible for supporting the delivery of QBE’s cyber growth plans and developing customer-centric solutions across various geographies and segments.

David Warr has been appointed Portfolio Manager, Cyber for QBE Europe. He has been acting Portfolio Manager before the permanent appointment and was previously Cyber & TMT Underwriting Manager and has been with QBE since 2016.

Jamie Thompson, Director of Financial Lines, QBE International, said: “Through 2022 we successfully delivered significant growth which reflects the depth and strength of our Cyber team. We continue to see cyber as a key opportunity and the strengthening of our leadership team will help facilitate this growth aspiration and support customers with market leading propositions.”

He continued: “These appointments are yet further testament to the great pipeline of talent we have within our business, having filled several senior leadership positions internally this year.”


For further information contact:

Sandra Villanueva, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 7105 5284,

Alexis Burris, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 3465 3921,


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QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our customers’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support

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