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QBE Netherlands appoints Sanne Braun to set up claims operation

Op Sandra Villanueva
Senior Media Relations Manager

The establishment of the QBE Netherlands team continues at pace with the appointment of Sanne Braun to set the local claims offering.  Sanne will take up the role on 1 December and will be responsible for establishing and running QBE’s claims function in the Netherlands.

Sanne joins from AXA XL, where she held a number of claims roles since 2007.  Following her Dutch Law studies at the University of Amsterdam, Sanne joined then XL Insurance as a Claims Handler.   Over the course of the past 15 years, she has cemented her experience in claims, handling cross-border claims (including large and complex claims) for casualty, professional lines, environmental and cyber.

Sebastiaan Lambalk - General Manager, QBE Netherlands  “Our team in the Netherlands is really coming together and having Sanne on board to develop our claims offering is a critical step.  She has excellent experience across a number of core lines that will be important to us in the Netherlands, as will her knowledge of handling cross-border claims.  Having local claims support will be a key component of our offering in the Netherlands and I am delighted to have someone of Sanne’s calibre join our growing team.  

QBE plans to write is writing business in the Netherlands incepting from January 2023, providing robust solutions to corporate and middle market customers that require a broad range of coverage and support for their international footprint.


For further information contact:

Sandra Villanueva, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 7105 5284,


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Sandra Villanueva

Sandra Villanueva

Head of Media Relations & Content, QBE International