Chris Baker has joined Marsh Trade Credit in London as client director. Fran Watson, managing director, global trade credit and political risks, global alternative risk solutions, at Marsh, says: “We are pleased to welcome Chris Baker to our UK practice as a client director where his previous experience and industry specialisation will help our future growth plans in the UK.”

Reporting to practice leader Tim Smith, Baker will be responsible for generating new business opportunities within the UK and pan-European deals across a number of trade sectors.

Baker has over 25 years’ experience in the credit insurance market and joins Marsh from Aon, where he was executive director of Aon Trade Credit. In 2005, Baker led Aon’s industry specialisation programme, concentrating specifically on the steel, construction and engineering sectors.