Jose Luis Ruiz-Poveda

Underwriting Manager - Energy


Head of On-Shore Energy lines. Responsibilities include:


- Underwriting of all related On-Shore Energy products providing clients and brokers with an added value insurance proposal based on a wide scope of coverage, first class claims management and an outstanding Loss Prevention Engineering offering.

- P&L accountability, ensuring a healthy portfolio’s growth.

- Managing relationships with brokers and clients.

- Engineering coordination and its integration in underwriting philosophy.

- Representing the company in forums/events strengthening the LSM brand in the local insurance industry.

- In addition to his underwriting role, Jose Luis is a member of the European Distribution Team and responsible for commercial relationships with one of the key brokers across all lines of business in Spain.


Jose Luis joined LSM in December 2011 as Head of Marine, Energy & Construction and to leading Energy and Construction Lines in Madrid managing a team of two people.

  • Previously led a team of six people as Property & Energy Manager at AIG (2003-2011) being responsible for the P&L of both lines in Spain and Portugal.
  • 12 years in AXA (1992-2003) in several positions:

Head of Property at AXA Corporate Solutions.

Property and Energy underwriter and Loss Prevention Engineer at AXA Seguros.

Jose Luis with 28 years’ experience has developed a wide knowledge of the insurance energy market, and through his proven track record has demonstrated the ability for developing profitable portfolios based on a balance between underwriting discipline and commercial approach.

He is a Chemical Engineer at Polytechnic University of Madrid.