Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the promotion of Shazia Aslam Rafique to the newly created role of Regional Product Line Manager – Downstream Energy for London, Europe and Dubai.  

She reports to Michael Gosselin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty in her London and Europe role and Elie Bouchaaya, President, LSM MENA in her Dubai role. Shazia starts her new role with immediate effect and is based in LSM MENA's Dubai office. 

Shazia is responsible for the profitability and oversight of the combined downstream energy portfolio and to ensure there is consistency of product and value to customers across the region.

Michael Gosselin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty at Liberty Specialty Markets said: “I am delighted that we were able to promote talent from within the company to this newly created role. It was designed to provide brokers and clients with a consistent approach to products and service across London, Europe and Dubai. Shazia has been instrumental in building our downstream energy portfolio in the MENA region. Her extensive experience in the energy market is an asset to the business.”

Prior to her promotion Shazia was Vice President, Underwriting Specialist Onshore Energy. Having joined Liberty in 2003, she has over 21 years’ experience in the industry.

For further information please contact:

Luther Pendragon
Adrian Beeby
020 761 89100 / 07879 403564

Liberty Specialty Markets
Lorna Wiltshire
07483 073 244