Price Forbes & Partners has appointed Rupert Cutler, formerly of Ed Broking, as director of political risk and trade credit.

The move comes as part of the broker’s expansion of its political risk and trade credit division.

Commenting on the new hire, CEO Michael Donegan says: “Expanding our expertise in political risk and trade credit is an important pillar in building our international business. Rupert’s proven capabilities and extensive experience will allow us to fulfil our clients’ requirements in key territories.”

Cutler, who starts his new role on June 12, comments: “I am very excited to be joining Price Forbes who I view as one of the last independent brokers with a genuine focus on the needs of clients in a time of global geo-political change.”