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MAPFRE Global Risks boosts UK Engineering capability


Technical specialist María Teresa Queralt transferred from MGR Madrid to London to coordinate and develop engineering activities

London, 6 Feb 2018 – MAPFRE Global Risks (MGR), the MAPFRE unit that specialises in providing solutions for the UK and International markets, today announces that engineering specialist María Teresa Queralt (Maite Queralt) has joined MGR’s UK branch.

Maite Queralt has been transferred to London from MGR Madrid, where she has worked for many years, to support and develop the on-site engineering activities of the underwriting process, in view of the increased business volumes being underwritten in London. She will also be supporting underwriters in customer meetings where risk engineering expertise can add value.

With her 26 years’ experience, Maite Queralt will also contribute to the following MGR objectives:

·         Speed up the underwriting process, increasing its effectiveness by filtering the requests and transmission of information to the headquarters in Madrid.

·         Promote a better understanding of the local market and its requirements in the engineering arena.

·         Support the local structure of business development to communicate the competitive advantages of MGR, with special consideration to big brokers and international clients.

·         Boost the training of local underwriting teams about technical issues concerning industrial risk management.

Greg Harris, Director for MGR in the UK, said: ” Maite is a hugely experienced and respected engineering specialist, who has worked with many large complex organisations over the years. Her move demonstrates how MGR looks to differentiate its offering to brokers and clients, by having a deeper technical understanding of clients’ risks.”

Maite Queralt commented, saying: “Moving from Madrid to London is a big move for me, but with the backing of MGR in the UK, and the team in Madrid, I am confident that I can bring value to brokers and clients to increase the Global Risks business of MAPFRE, in one of the most complex and sophisticated insurance markets in the world.”

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