He will succeed Catharina Richter, current Global Head of Cyber Center of Competence for AGCS and Allianz Group, who will move to a new role within Allianz Group, which will be confirmed in due course.
Based in London Scott Sayce will steer AGCS's cyber underwriting business, reporting to Shanil Williams, Global Head of Financial Lines, and will also lead the group-wide Cyber Center of Competence of Allianz which is embedded into AGCS.
Scott Sayce joins AGCS from AXA, where he has held a variety of increasingly senior leadership roles after joining in 2017.
He started out as Global Chief Underwriting Officer Cyber within AXA's corporate solutions division, while also being Group Chief Underwriting Officer for Cyber.
In 2018 he became Group Head of Cyber, and subsequently, Group Head of Financial Lines and Cyber.
Before his time at AXA, Scott was the Head of the Cyber, Technology and Life Science divisions for CNA Hardy.
He started his career as a Lloyd's insurance broker before moving to underwriting to focus on cyber and technology risks, a field in which he now has almost 20 years' experience.