Marsh JLT Speciality appoints new CEO of UK Marine and Cargo


Marsh has announced the appointment of Louise Nevill as Chief Executive Officer for Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK Marine & Cargo business.

Ms. Nevill is expected to join the firm early next year and will report to Paul Moody, UK CEO, Marsh JLT Specialty and Marcus Baker, Global Head of Marine & Cargo, Marsh JLT Specialty.

In this role, Ms. Nevill will assume overall responsibility for one of the world’s largest marine and cargo insurance broking teams, consisting of over 200 colleagues in London, Norwich, and Birmingham.

A highly experienced marine insurance expert, Ms. Nevill will join Marsh from Gard (UK) Ltd, where as Vice President she led the marine underwriting team. Ms. Nevill was previously the Director of Underwriting at WRB Underwriting, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1967, where she established the marine business from scratch in 2010. Prior to that, she was Head of Marine and Energy at Talbot Underwriting.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Moody said: “Louise is one of the marine insurance industry’s most respected practitioners and we are delighted to welcome her to the team. Her industry knowledge and insight will be invaluable to our clients and colleagues as we continue to build out our proposition to meet the changing needs of the marine industry.”

Mr. Baker added: “The nature of marine insurance means London is a globally significant market. Marsh JLT Specialty offers exciting opportunities for experts in this highly specialist field. Louise’s depth of experience and relationships in London and beyond are a perfect fit for our UK marine business. She will be instrumental in delivering the risk and insurance services our clients need to navigate the increasingly challenging risks they now face.”