At Accelerant, we’re motivated by our mission to rebuild insurance so that it’s fair, transparent, and efficient. We’re often asked what it’s like to work at a global company with an audacious vision, so we thought we’d give a peek behind the scenes through our Employee Perspectives… series. After all, people are at the heart of what we do, and we’re proud to bring together individuals and teams who share our passion about creating an amazing experience and working in an amazing environment. In today’s spotlight, meet Raquel Reneses, Senior Underwriter & Branch Manager at our Madrid location.
Employee Spotlight Questions
Name: Raquel Reneses
Title: Senior Underwriter & Branch Manager
Location: Madrid, Spain
Can you describe your role in a couple of sentences?
I am in charge of the underwriting process for Surety in Spain and France and the Branch Manager for Spain.
Why would someone want to be an Accelerant Member?
Accelerant is a team of experts. We are a solution to those problems of capacity that Members have currently. We are innovative and flexible.
Describe Accelerant in 3 words:
Innovative, flexible, and teamwork.
What did you do before Accelerant?
I worked for an MGA for 7 years as Manager of Strategy and Development.
What was your first-ever job?
My first ever job was as a teacher during my studies.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Madrid.
How did you learn about Accelerant?
I knew Accelerant when they first started through a colleague who was talking about this fantastic new company they had heard of.
Who inspires you?
My father inspires me — he has encouraged me always to do my best, always study hard, and be the best person I can be.
What are you most proud of?
I am proud of my family, which includes my husband and three children: Pablo (19 years old), Raquel (13years old), and Julia ( 9 years old)
What do you love to do when you’re not working?
I love to have time with my family and to do some exercise such as running, skiing, or sailing.