Liberty Specialty Markets promotes Rachael Lukehurst to new role of Head of Private Equity


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In her new role, Lukehurst will be responsible for managing the global relationships between LSM and its private equity partners.

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group (Liberty Mutual), announced the promotion of Rachael Lukehurst to the newly created role of Head of Private Equity, effective immediately. Lukehurst reports to Mark Stephenson, Head of Business Development and Market Relationships, Liberty Specialty Markets and Amy Gross, Global Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Leader, Liberty Mutual. Rachael is based in London.

In her new role, Lukehurst will be responsible for managing the global relationships between LSM and its private equity partners. She will build out the private equity segment, working closely with clients and brokers to maintain and develop longstanding partnerships. Lukehurst will be the key contact for private equity enquiries, providing partnering firms with fast access to Liberty Mutual’s broad range of insurance products worldwide. She will manage the private equity pipeline to provide rapid response times, tailored solutions, and portfolio partnership to protect and add value to private equity assets.

“We are delighted to announce Rachael’s promotion. She has extensive and varied experience at LSM, working as an underwriter, in business development and with clients and brokers. This places her in prime position to lead the growth in this evolving area of our business,” said Mark Stephenson.

Prior to this role, Lukehurst was Head of Revenue Transformation for LSM, a Senior Underwriter and has been at the company since 2007. She joined as Assistant Underwriter and rotated through various lines of business on the graduate training scheme. She began her insurance career in 2006 working for Reynolds Porter Chamberlain as an Assistant Loss Adjustor. 


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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