Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, announces changes to its London Specialty Business. Paul Beattie has been appointed Global Head of War and Terrorism. Beattie is based in London and takes up the role with immediate effect.

Beattie takes up this new responsibility in addition to his existing role, Head of Underwriting – Marine Niche Products. He will be responsible for growing the book of business by differentiating LSM’s offering for the benefit of its brokers and clients. He will continue to report to Mike Burle who held the role previously. Burle was recently appointed Deputy Active Underwriter in addition to his role of Head of Marine Division.

Commenting on Beattie’s appointment Mike Burle, said: “LSM is a long-standing insurer of Marine business with a global portfolio of risks across a broad section of the industry. Paul has been instrumental in building the war and terrorism portfolio into one of the most valuable in the global marketplace. His knowledge, experience and profile in the market are ideal to lead our global proposition going forward.”

Beattie joined LSM in October 2012 as Underwriting Manager. He has over twenty years of experience underwriting War and Terrorism risks.

For further information please contact:

Luther Pendragon
Adrian Beeby
020 7618 9100 / 07879 403 564

Liberty Specialty Markets
Lorna Wiltshire
07483 073 244