Liberty Specialty Markets
20 Fenchurch Street London, EC3M 3AW
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  • 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.

Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Paul Sankey to Global Head of Oil and Gas


Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Paul Sankey to the role of Global Head of Oil & Gas, in addition to his role as Head of the Energy & Construction teams in London. Paul takes up his expanded role with immediate effect.

Mike Gosselin, Liberty Specialty Market’s Chief Underwriting Office for Specialty, said: “Paul has been instrumental in growing the oil and gas portfolio into a market leading franchise. With his extensive knowledge of the energy sector, he is ideally placed to take on this broader position. I’m confident that he will add tremendous value to both our broker partners and policyholders in the global energy marketplace.”

Paul has been with Liberty for 14 years, first as a senior underwriter before managing the Oil & Gas team. He was promoted to Head of Energy & Construction in 2018. He is a chartered chemical engineer, having spent 11 years working in the oil and gas industry. In 2017, he was elected Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association’s Onshore Energy Business Panel.

LSM provides specialty products and services to the oil and gas industry including cover for ‘all risks’ property damage and the resulting business interruption on a worldwide basis.

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