Liberty Specialty Markets Bermuda announces senior appointments


Liberty Specialty Markets Bermuda (LSM Bermuda), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has appointed Nicholas Garside to the newly created role of Chief Underwriting Officer*.

He will report to LSM Bermuda President Steve Horton. 

Mr Garside – who previously led LSM Bermuda’s Property unit – will provide strategic direction and leadership for LSM Bermuda’s underwriting functions, driving portfolio optimisation and enhancing broker engagement across all coverage lines. 

In addition to Mr Garside’s appointment, the following individuals were promoted to serve under him: 

  • Joanna Din, LMS Bermuda Head of Specialty Risk* 
  • Andrew Osborne, LSM Bermuda Head of Bermuda Healthcare 
  • Daniel Rance, LSM Bermuda Head of Financial Lines

*Subject to immigration approval 

Authored by Liberty Specialty Markets


About Liberty

Liberty Specialty Markets offers specialty and commercial insurance and reinsurance products across key UK, European, Middle East, US and other international locations.

We provide brokers and insureds with a broad range of products through both the Company and Lloyd’s markets and have over 1,700 staff in approximately 65 offices. Liberty Specialty Markets was established in September 2013 bringing together Liberty’s company, syndicate and reinsurance operations into one combined operation, composed of three business units: Commercial, Specialty, and Reinsurance (Liberty Mutual Re). This integrated approach means brokers and clients can benefit from our global reach and operating efficiencies.

Liberty Specialty Markets is part of global insurer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a diversified global insurer, formed in 1912 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Liberty Mutual is the 5th largest global insurer based on 2017 gross written premium, with over 50,000 employees in 30 countries and economies around the world. Our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. The promise we make to our customers throughout the world is to provide protection for the unexpected, delivered with care.  We achieve this by offering a full range of personal, commercial, and specialty Property & Casualty insurance coverages. Our customers’ trust has earned us the 68th spot on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S., based on 2017 revenue.

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