New leadership for growing Hiscox Energy team

London, UK (12 May, 2023) – Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the promotions of Lorraine Mackey to Line Underwriter – Oil and Gas, and Louis Cozon to Line Underwriter - Power and Renewables. They will lead Hiscox London Market’s energy offering together, which will also benefit from the appointment of Tim Welsh as Senior Energy Underwriter.

Lorraine and Louis have over 25 years of combined energy insurance experience and currently report to Hiscox London Market’s Chief Underwriting Officer, Paul Lawrence. They will manage an overall energy team of seven underwriters, based in Hiscox’s 22 Bishopsgate office in London. The team will now include Tim Welsh, who brings a wealth of industry experience following a 28-year career at MS Amlin, including as Global Product Leader Energy.

Commenting on the promotions, Paul Lawrence says: “Hiscox London Market is all about embracing risk in an evolving world, and few industries are evolving as rapidly as the energy sector. Lorraine, Louis and the wider team’s experience positions us well to support traditional energy producers on their journey to decarbonisation, as well as renewable energy providers, as part of our ongoing commitment to the sector and its changing needs.”

On Tim’s appointment, Lorraine adds: “Tim will be a great asset to the team and his appointment further underlines Hiscox’s intention to lead in energy insurance. With a global appetite for energy clients and an intent to support new renewable energy technology, we will continue to build the Hiscox energy team over the next year to make sure we deliver leading services and innovation for our clients.”


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