Concord Specialty Risk bolsters tax insurance practice

Concord Specialty Risk bolsters tax insurance practice

Concord Specialty Risk has announced the appointment of Matthew Edgette as vice president of tax insurance underwriting. Edgette will take a leading role in Concord’s tax insurance practice and will be based in New York.

Prior to joining Concord, Edgette led tax insurance underwriting for Allied World Insurance Company. He has also served as manager of M&A tax services at KPMG.

“Matthew has the requisite knowledge of tax law, underwriting savvy, people skills, and passion to lead Concord’s tax insurance practice during this opportunistic time to expand,” said David S. De Barry, CEO of Concord Specialty Risk. “We are excited to have the experience, skillset, relationships and gravitas that Mr. Edgette brings with him.”

“Concord is a well-known pioneer firm in the transactional risk space,” Edgette said. “I am excited to help grow the company’s tax insurance book and to be working with the best and the brightest at this time of growth in the tax insurance industry. I’m thrilled to be joining the outstanding team at Concord.”