Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance launches UK energy & technical lines team | Insurance Business UK
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has established a dedicated London-based energy & technical lines underwriting team, coinciding with its launch of energy and technical lines casualty products in the UK.
“We are pleased to expand our casualty capabilities with the deep technical risk expertise of our new team,” said BHSI UK & Europe head of casualty Hilary Browne. “Now BHSI can provide both technical casualty and property solutions, backed by stellar financial strength and service, to energy operations and other technical risks across the UK.”
The UK casualty energy & technical lines team includes:
- Oliver Brown, manager, energy casualty. He joins BHSI with 20 years of experience in technical energy risks; he was most recently serving as class underwriter, energy casualty at AXA XL.
- Penny Wang, senior energy casualty underwriter. Brings 16 years of energy casualty experience to her new role at BHSI. Most recently served as senior casualty underwriter at Starr Companies.
- James Emson, casualty manager, technical casualty, UK. Emson was promoted from his previous role in BHSI as senior casualty underwriter, UK.
- Jack Erritt, technical casualty underwriter, UK. He joins BHSI from AIG, where he most recently served as energy casualty underwriter.
“I’m excited to work closely with this talented team to bring our ‘CLAIMS IS OUR PRODUCT’ philosophy and service to a diverse and expanding portfolio of casualty customers,” commented BHSI UK head of casualty claims Nikki Nagra, who joined the company last month.