David Pye appointed Equity Red Star chairman

David Pye began his career as an underwriter with Provincial, Minster and Aegon and ran the general insurance business of Pearl Assurance before joining London and Edinburgh as its managing director of commercial lines.

In 1999, Mr Pye joined the Creechurch Group as active underwriter of syndicates 962 and 2962 and has been a director of various companies in the group, where he currently holds the position of non-executive Chairman of its managing agent, Creechurch Underwriting. He is also a