BHSI names Caroline Alder-Smurthwaite as head of casualty, UK

July 27, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has announced the appointment of Caroline Alder-Smurthwaite as head of general casualty, UK.

Based in London, Alder-Smurthwaite joins the firm from Chubb, where she spent 12 years in various senior roles, most recently London corporate casualty manager. She started her in claims at Gerling Insurance.  

Hilary Browne, head of casualty, UK & Europe said: “Caroline has more than two decades of underwriting experience spanning a wide range of customers, including corporate and large multinational captive accounts. She will play a pivotal leadership role in bringing BHSI’s bespoke coverage, ­financial stability and service excellence to customers across the UK and around the globe, and it is my pleasure to welcome her to our UK team.”