Axis Insurance expands renewables team

Becky Nace-Grover, Kamrad Hameed and German Torres have been appointed in new roles and will report to Sam Walsh, head of US renewable energy

Axis Insurance has announced three appointments within its US renewables team, effective immediately. 

Becky Nace-Grover joins AXIS as a senior underwriter, Kamran Hameed joins as a cross-class underwriter, and German Torres joins as an underwriter. 

Nace-Grover was previously president of niche underwriting at ProSight Specialty Insurance. Prior to that, she spent six years at GCube Insurance Services as an underwriter. 

Hameed was most recently a senior underwriter at Alta Risk LLC. Prior to that, he was an underwriter at AIG for six years. 

Torres is transferring internally from the Axis property and energy team. Prior to joining Axis in 2019, he was a property underwriter at Hannover Re for five years. 

Sam Walsh, head of US renewable energy, said: “Given the continued growth of wind, solar and battery energy storage projects in the United States, we are expanding the size of our underwriting team to meet the needs of our insureds and broker partners alike. 

“With their combined industry knowledge and expertise, Becky, Kamran and German will play a vital role in helping us meet the demands of the growing renewable energy market. I am delighted to welcome them to the team.” 

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