DUAL has appointed Gordon Steward (pictured) as managing director of forestry, which marks the company’s entry into the forestry line of business.
Steward assumed his role on June 01 and reports to Richard Clapham, CEO of DUAL Group, the underwriting arm of Howden Group Holdings. He will focus primarily on small, medium to medium-large forestry companies in several markets in the southern hemisphere, namely South Africa, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Southeast Asia and New Zealand.
According to DUAL, typical clients include producers of timber/paper/pulp, pension funds, exotic wood investment and real estate investment funds. Common perils in the business are FLEXA