Liberty promotes James Boyle to Head of Energy, London

James Boyle
  • Published on

    31 January 2024
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Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has announced the appointment of James Boyle to the newly created role of Head of Energy, London. Boyle will have a dual reporting line into Melanie O’Neill, CUO, London, and Ronald Bolaños, LSM’s CUO and global Head of Energy. Boyle’s promotion is effective immediately and he is based in London. 

With more than 15 years of London market experience, Boyle is perfectly placed to lead LSM’s globally recognized, market-leading underwriting team. Boyle and his team will continue to work closely with LSM’s in-house risk engineers and claims team to provide agile solutions for clients and brokers.

Mel O’Neill said: “I am really happy to congratulate James on his new role. Since joining Liberty in 2021, he has risen through the ranks and become an invaluable member of the team. I am confident that he will continue to provide excellent leadership and drive the London energy team to deliver for our clients and broking partners now and in the future.”

Boyle joined Liberty in 2021 as Senior Underwriter, Onshore Energy, before being promoted in 2022 to Underwriting Manager, Onshore Energy. He was previously Vice President, Senior Underwriter, Onshore Energy for Swiss Re. Boyle’s first London Market role was in 2007.