Andrew Mirfin has been appointed UK and EEA head of distribution at protected cell insurer Building Block PCC Ltd. Mirfin will report to CEO Paul Brierley.

Mirfin, who was previously at NCI Insurance Services, will be responsible for growing Building Block’s distribution network for its niche and specialist product set across the UK and the European Economic Area.

Paul Brierley said: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Andrew’s experience to the team. Building Block has 14 new product lines in build phase at present, to sit alongside the seven products we have brought to market during the last ten months, and his role will be to increase our penetration among distributors looking to grow their revenues from specialist insurance.”

Mirfin said: “I wanted to join a business that’s dynamic and ambitious. With Brexit on the horizon, Building Block has everything to play for in the UK and the European Economic Area given its Malta domicile, and I’m looking forward to assisting Paul and the team deliver their growth strategy.”

Prior to NCI, Mirfin spent four years as head of network sales at Broker Network (2011-2014). He started his insurance career in 1997 as a regional sales manager with General Accident.