Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has named Tom Macfarlane to lead the expansion of its capabilities in Europe to underwrite Downstream Energy Property Insurance.
Macfarlane brings over four decades of insurance experience spanning both the underwriting and broking side of the business.
He has held a variety of leadership roles in Energy Property at AIG, including global head of energy.
Macfarlane was also previously energy broker and managing director at Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Chris Colahan, head of UK and Europe, BHSI said: “We are delighted that Tom is joining BHSI to develop our Downstream Energy business in Europe. He is a well-respected leader in the market and has a wealth of experience in the energy sector.”
Sean Mannion, UK head of property, BHSI commented: “This is a significant step in continued build-out of our overall Property business. With Tom and his extensive expertise and knowledge at the helm, we look forward to building strong relationships with our customers and brokers in the energy sector.”