BPL Global appoints Anna Morgan as legal director of political risk insurance broker

Anna Morgan

Anna Morgan

BPL Global, the credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, has announced the appointment of Anna Morgan as the business’ new legal director. Armed with over eight years of in-house banking experience, Morgan will work closely with the Claims Department and wider BPL Global team by advising on legal matters across all product lines and client bases, as well as supporting product development.

James Esdaile, managing director at BPL Global, commented: “As an accomplished legal expert with both in-house banking experience and familiarity with the CPRI market, Anna will be an invaluable resource for the BPL Global team and instrumental in our ongoing effort to optimise the CPRI product for clients. We welcome her to the team.”

On her new role, Morgan enthused: “I’m very excited to be joining BPL Global at a time of increasing focus on legal issues from those on the front line of developing the CPRI product. Having worked with BPL Global in the past, I’ve always been impressed by the company’s professionalism and expertise. Having seen first-hand the benefits that the CPRI product can bring to banks in terms of enabling business as well as the capital relief advantages, I’m pleased to be able to lend my perspective and knowledge to help develop it further.”

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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