Liberty Specialty Markets names Howell to new claims post

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Sarah Howell to the newly created role of Claims Manager – Open Market Specialty. Howell will be responsible for managing the Marine, Aviation, Energy, Property and Construction claims team, and reports to Gavin Coley, Head of Specialty Claims. Based in London, UK, she takes up the role with immediate effect and is based in London.

Gavin Coley said: “We are delighted to welcome Sarah back to a role which strengthens our management team. She is a highly regarded claims professional. We believe her experience and capability, aligned to the claims team she inherits, will continue to develop our claims proposition to support our clients at every stage of the relationship.” 

Howell joins LSM from Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance where she was Head of Property Claims. She has more than 16 years’ experience in the industry in various technical and managerial roles, including a role as Head of Syndicate Claims. She had previously been at LSM for seven years.