Pacific Life Re appoints Senior Underwriter to support growing UnderwriteMe demand


April 26, 2018

Pacific Life Re appoints Senior Underwriter to support growing UnderwriteMe demand

Pacific Life Re is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsay Stark to the role of Senior Underwriting Developer.  Lindsay will be responsible for ensuring UnderwriteMe clients gain an advantage over the competition by making the process of purchasing life insurance simpler and faster.

Lindsay is a highly experienced Life Underwriter with almost 15 years of experience working across the Life Insurance and reinsurance markets.  He joins from MetLife where he spent 3 years as the Underwriting Services Manager.  Prior to this, he held a number of senior underwriting positions in BT Financial Group, TAL Life and Munch Re.

UnderwriteMe, part of the Pacific Life Re group, originated in the UK where 13 insurers are either using its underwriting rules engine or are in the process of implementing it.  In Australia, UnderwriteMe has a team of almost 15 staff who are on track to complete at least 4 implementations in 2018.  By the end of 2018, in in every 4 applications in the retail market in Australia are expected to be made using UnderwriteMe technology.

“We are delighted to welcome Lindsay Stark to the company as our Senior Underwriting Developer.  The new role is key to the continued success of our technology company, UnderwriteMe, at a time where we are forging new partnerships and required to meet large volumes of underwriting deliverables quickly and efficiently.  Lindsay’s expertise and experience will play a pivotal role in Pacific Life Re and UnderwriteMe delivering long-term, sustainable solutions to its customers.” Said Managing Director Pacific Life Re Australia, Andrew Gill.

Lindsay will report to Brett Fearnley, Pacific Life Re’s Head of Underwriting and Claims in Australia