Leading (re)insurance broker Marsh, announced the appointment of Hamish Roberts as global renewable energy leader, Marsh JLT Specialty, effective 1 January 2021.
Based in London, Roberts will report to Andrew George, global head, energy and power, Marsh JLT Specialty.
In this newly created role, Roberts will develop the business’ renewable energy proposition and create new services and solutions that will support the fast-growing renewable energy industry globally, as well as enable traditional providers to continue their transition to renewable power sources.
Roberts brings over 35 experience in insurance and risk management for the renewable energy industry. He was previously Power Leader, Marsh JLT Specialty, and served as CEO of Aon’s Global Power Specialty for six years, from 2008-2014.
Andrew George said: “Over the last 12 months, Marsh has invested significantly in expanding our specialist capabilities and geographical reach to support our clients in renewable energy and power. Hamish is an outstanding leader who has dedicated his career to the development of insurance and risk solutions that support the global transition to renewable energy. Under his leadership, we are strongly placed to assist the sector as it adapts to the challenges and opportunities it faces.”
Roberts added: “There is renewed political will as we approach the end of 2020 to move towards greater decarbonization and more sustainable energy sources. As traditional energy companies continue to decarbonize their footprints – and market challengers seek to redefine the energy landscape – Marsh JLT Specialty’s Global Renewable Energy team will play a key role in supporting our clients and communities as they transition towards more sustainable and carbon-neutral futures.”