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, effective immediately.
In her new role, she is based in LSM MENA’s Dubai office and is responsible for the profitability and oversight of the combined downstream energy portfolio. 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.
Prior to her promotion, she served as vice president, underwriting specialist onshore energy. She has over 21 years’ experience in the industry having joined Liberty in 2003.
Michael Gosselin, chief underwriting officer, Specialty at LS, 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.”