Markel International has appointed Simon Philpin as underwriter and senior risk analyst in its trade credit division. He joins from Equinox Global, where he was employed in 2013 following 11 years at Atradius.

Based in London, Simon will be responsible for servicing the firm’s existing client portfolio, business development and strategic planning.

Markel has added senior underwriter capability in London, Munich and Singapore since launching four years ago.