Upland Capital Adds Mark Jones to Chief Risk Officer
Upland Capital Group, the P&C insurance provider and E&S specialist launched earlier this year, has announced the appointment of Mark Jones as chief risk officer, chief actuary and chief analyst.
In this role, he will manage the enterprise risk of the organization, reporting to the President, President and CEO of the Company, Todd Hart.
Jones brings with him 25 years of industry experience, most recently as Director of Advanced Analytics, Technology and Actuarial at PwC and a previous tenure as Vice President – Senior Actuary at Hallmark Financial Services Limited.
“I couldn’t be happier to add Mark to our growing business,” Hart said. “Not only have many of us had the pleasure of working with him before, but his forward-looking, data-driven mindset fits perfectly into our modern approach to specialty insurance.
“It’s an incredible opportunity to step into the ground floor of a start-up focused on using data-driven technology, AI and machine learning to make their processes smarter. effective, so this role appealed to me a lot, ”added Jones.
“My previous relationships and my respect for the management team of Upland Capital Group sealed the deal. I am delighted to use my analytics background to help Upland become the modern insurer of choice. “