White Oak Underwriting Agency (White Oak) is delighted to announce the arrival of Lisa Perry as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO). Lisa takes up her new position on Monday 1st March 2021.

Lisa brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise as a market leader with a stellar reputation built up over 27 years in the industry, predominantly in underwriting but also in broking throughout the early part of her career. In her most recent role as Senior Underwriter at MS Amlin, Lisa was responsible for managing and underwriting a large and diverse portfolio of niche worldwide transportation businesses. Lisa’s specialisms are in Truck Physical Damage, Motor Truck Cargo, Private & Commercial Comprehensive Motor, Forestry & Construction, Dealers Open Lot and Garagekeepers Legal Liability, in the US & Canada, Middle East, Caribbean and Europe. Lisa successfully and profitably grew the MS Amlin Transportation book and she has highlighted that she feels now is the right time to throw herself into a new challenge.

In her White Oak CUO role, Lisa will drive the underwriting strategy and develop existing business plans, in conjunction with the respective line of business leader, to generate profitable growth in White Oak’s current and future markets. Drawing on her specialist background in Transportation, and with her extensive experience, Lisa will lead the White Oak Transportation Team and manage her own portfolio of client business.

Senior Transportation Underwriter Scott Mason and Transportation Underwriters Ronnie Ward and George Hunt have also recently joined the team to bring a combined wealth of experience and expertise to the White Oak Transportation client offering.

Lisa commented, “I am hugely excited to be joining the White Oak team today and am looking forward to starting a new chapter at a dynamic, forward-thinking and diverse company”.

Holly Shepherd, White Oak Managing Director also commented, “I am absolutely thrilled that Lisa is joining White Oak as her leadership, market reputation and technical expertise will all be fundamental to the future success of White Oak, our clients and our business partners.”