Canopius Group Limited has announced the appointment of Paul Cooper as group chief financial officer.
Cooper joins the firm from Ernst & Young LLP, where he led the specialty (re)insurance market segment and was a lead partner for a number of Lloyd’s and London market financial audit engagements.
Earlier in his career he worked for Hiscox Insurance Company as finance director with responsibility for the UK Retail business segment’s finance and management information function.
Cooper is expected to join Canopius in March of next year, and will succeed Robert Law, who has chosen to step down from full-time employment.
Chief Executive Inga Beale said that she was thrilled that Cooper would be joining the firm, adding that she was confident his skills and expertise would prove invaluable for Canopius.