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Specialty MGA Nirvana appoints Andrea García-Beltrán to grow European cyber SME portfolio


London, UK, 08 February, 2024 – Nirvana, the leading Media, Tech and Cyber Managing General Agent (MGA), has announced it has appointed Andrea García-Beltrán to the newly-created post of Head of Cyber Europe.


Ms García-Beltrán, a cyber insurance veteran, joins in March, and will be responsible for leading and building a new cyber insurance product focussing on small-to-medium-sized (SME) businesses in Europe, which is expected to launch later in 2024.


Ms García-Beltrán was Head of Cyber Underwriting at RSA until 2022. She then moved to Head of Finex Latam at Willis Towers Watson, before setting up her own cyber consultancy business in 2023. Ms García-Beltrán worked for more than a decade at Aon and was previous Chair of the Cyber Underwriting Insurance Committee at the International Underwriting Association.


Based in Barcelona, she will report to Nirvana Chairman and Head of Media, Tech and Cyber, Rob Jones.


“Andrea is one of the foremost cyber insurance underwriters in the London market, and we are thrilled that she has chosen to join our growing team at Nirvana,” said Mr. Jones. “We see tremendous growth opportunities in the cyber market, and Andrea’s vast experience will be invaluable as Nirvana seeks to grow our share of this market.”


“I am thrilled to join Nirvana as the Head of Cyber for Europe, a role that aligns perfectly with my passion for client-focused solutions in the dynamic field of cyber insurance,” said Ms García-Beltrán.


“Nirvana's commitment to innovation and strategic focus on growth and it's leadership presents an exciting opportunity to not only shape the company's trajectory but also contribute significantly to the evolving cyber insurance market.  I look forward to leveraging our expertise to develop cutting-edge products, navigate market trends, and establish Nirvana as a leader in cyber insurance".


“Together, we embark on a journey to create meaningful impact and build lasting solutions for our clients working closely with brokers, making Nirvana a powerhouse in the European industry that will pave the way for a secure digital future.”


Nirvana Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Kabir Chanrai added: ”We are very excited to be building our new European cyber insurance product with Andrea at the helm, bringing a wealth of product experience with her.”


In March 2023, Nirvana announced it had appointed industry veteran Thomas M. Mannsdorfer as part of its leadership team to build out a European underwriting business. Based in Barcelona, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) specialist Mr. Mannsdorfer is leading a pan-European team to develop Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) insurance to SMEs in Europe.


Issued by Rein4ce on behalf of Nirvana.

 

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About Nirvana


Enjoying long standing partnerships with some of the most recognisable global media and technology organizations, Nirvana are leading experts in media and tech insurance in London and internationally. Nirvana was founded by Rob Jones in 2017 as a trading division within the Castel Underwriting Agencies platform. https://www.nirvana-uw.com/



 

 

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