Insurance underwriter Novae Group has appointed Alexandra Moon as its first-ever group general counsel.

The move will also see her join Novae Group’s executive committee, reporting into its chief executive Matthew Fosh.

Novae Group, which has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1998, is a specialist Lloyds insurer.

Moon joined on 2 February from RSA, where she held the post of general counsel for its emerging markets division.

Prior to joining RSA in 2007, Moon spent a stint working as an associate in Travers Smith’s corporate practice, and five years at Allen & Overy.

According to Novae’s website, it has a 13-strong legal and compliance team. Its group head of legal and compliance is Steve Heming, and its group company secretary is Teresa Furmston.