Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has promoted Paul Sankey to the position of Global Head of Oil & Gas, in addition to his role as Head of the Energy & Construction teams in London. Sankey will take up his expanded role with immediate effect.
LSM chief underwriting officer Mike Gosselin said that “Paul has been instrumental in growing the oil and gas portfolio into a market leading franchise. With his extensive knowledge of the energy sector, he is ideally placed to take on this broader position. I’m confident that he will add tremendous value to both our broker partners and policyholders in the global energy marketplace.”
Sankey has been with Liberty for 14 years, first as a senior underwriter before managing the Oil & Gas team. He was promoted to Head of Energy & Construction in 2018. He is a chartered chemical engineer, having spent 11 years working in the oil and gas industry. In 2017, he was elected Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association’s Onshore Energy Business Panel.