Insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh has announced key leadership appointments within Marsh JLT Specialty’s renewable energy team.
Marsh has appointed Oliver Holme (pictured above) to the newly created role of UK and US offshore wind leader. Holme will report to Hamish Roberts, power leader, and Amy Barnes, energy and power leader, US and Canada. Prior to joining Marsh, Holme served as a lead risk and insurance specialist for a Danish utility’s UK and US offshore wind operating assets and developments. Holme is based in London and is expected to transfer to Boston early next year.
Martin Beck has been appointed to the newly created role of Asia offshore wind and renewable energy leader. Beck will report to Glenn Preece, power and utility leader, Asia. Beck was formerly an offshore wind senior client advisor for Marsh GmbH in Hamburg, Germany. In his new role, he will be based in Singapore.
Michael Kolodner has joined the company in the newly created role of US renewable energy leader, reporting to Barnes. Kolodner has nearly 20 years of operations, brokerage, advisory and underwriting experience in clean energy risk and insurance management. Prior to Marsh, he served as vice president of underwriting for Nuclear Electric Insurance. Kolodner is based in Philadelphia.
Darren Popham has been appointed to the newly created role of UK renewable energy leader, reporting to Roberts. Popham was previously a senior vice president in Marsh JLT Specialty’s construction practice. He will be based in London.
“Marsh has deep capabilities to serve renewable energy clients as the world’s clean energy transition continues with ever-greater contributions from renewable sources such as wind, solar and offshore wind,” said Andrew George, global head of energy and power for Marsh JLT Specialty. “Our energy clients increasingly need advisors who can help them navigate evolving risk landscapes and provide strategic solutions. The appointments of Oliver, Martin, Michael and Darren are pivotal as we look to increase our commitment to this dynamic and fast-growing market.”