Skuld strengthens claims service

Press release

Published: 15 July 2013

LONDON:Skuld, a leading marine insurance provider, today announces that Anders Hovelsrud has joined Skuld Claims Services as vice president. In his new role Hovelsrud will specialise in hull and machinery and other claims for Skuld’s Syndicate 1897 at Lloyd’s.

Skuld Claims Services provides services and prepares adjustments for Skuld 1897, while the responsibility of syndicate claims remains with the syndicate, Hovelsrud and his team, consisting of two claims executives and a senior risk management executive, will be based in Oslo. Hovelsrud will report to Skuld’s Head of P&I Operations, Lars Dueled. 

Bernt Hellman, active underwriter at Skuld 1897, said: "Anders is integral to our efforts to build a marine hull claims-lead service that is second to none and he brings a Scandinavian ‘hands-on full-service’ ethos which ties in very closely with Skuld’s approach to business."

Hovelsrud added: “This is a very exciting move for me and I look forward to bringing my experience to Skuld, a market leader and a company that recognises the importance of a first-class claims function and a dedication to service.

Prior to joining Skuld, Hovelsrud held the position of claims manager at the Norwegian Hull Club for nearly 10 years. He has also been also a navigational officer in the Royal Norwegian Navy. Hovelsrud holds a BSc in Nautical Science, an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance and an Executive MBA in strategic management.