Office : 617.936.2904
Mobile : 857.205.7093
Sanjay Godhwani is Head of North America at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Sanjay has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years. Prior to joining BHSI, he was President of AIG Latin America and Caribbean and Property Product Line Leader, AIG Property Casualty in the U.S. and Canada. Sanjay holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Office : +852.3729.1301
Mobile : +852.6319.0001
Marc Breuil is Head of Asia Middle East at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Marc comes to BHSI with over 20 years of international insurance experience, including more than a decade in various senior level posts in the Asian market. Prior to joining BHSI, he was President & CEO of AIG Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Marc received his Maitrise’s degree in Business Administration from Dauphine University in Paris and a Master’s degree from Baruch College.
Office : +971 4 3816 109
Mobile : +971 50 8020 185
Alessandro Cerase is Head of Europe at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Alessandro has over 25 years of global insurance industry experience spanning both the engineering and underwriting sides of the insurance business. Prior to joining BHSI, he was Global Head of Energy and Engineered Risk at AIG based in New York. He joined the insurance industry in London as a Loss Prevention Engineer after working for 6 years in the refining and petrochemical industry. Alessandro holds a Master’s in Chemical Engineering from Universita’ Degli Studi di Roma.
Office : +612.8002.2159
Mobile : +61.400.407.517
Mark Lingafelter is Head of Australasia at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Mark has over 30 years of experience in the global insurance market and has held a variety of Underwriting, Country and Regional Leadership roles in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to BHSI, Mark served as the Chief Underwriting Officer, Asia Pacific for QBE Insurance. Previously, Mark held a range of leadership roles for the Chubb Group of Insurance Co’s, including serving as the Country Manager for Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College.
Office : +49.221.4555.1912
Mobile : +49.160.9464.8113
Andreas Krause is Country Manager, Germany at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Andreas comes to BHSI with nearly 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining, he was General Manager, Germany, at QBE Europe. Before that he held various roles in both underwriting and distribution at AIG Europe, and was Director of Broking at AON Germany in Hamburg. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Catholic University Eichstätt.
Office : +33.1.7210.3452
Mobile : +33.6.7228.2430
François-Xavier d’Huart is Country Manager, France at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. François-Xavier started his career with AXA in 2005 and held different positions in underwriting and underwriting management in various lines of business (Property, Marine, Environmental, Surety) and in various geographies (France and Asia). He was most recently Head of Client and Broker Management for France at AXA XL (previously XL Catlin).
François-Xavier holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from SUPELEC and a Master’s degree in Economics and Management from the IFP School. He received his actuarial degree from Centre d’Etudes Actuarielles.
Additionally, he is the President of the French Association for young talents in Insurance and Reinsurance (UJARF).
Mobile : +32.471.388.815
Louis du Ché is Country Manager Belgium and Head of Property France at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. He joined BHSI in August 2019 as Head of Property France, and moved to his current role in September of 2022.
Prior to joining BHSI, Louis was the Head of Property Benelux for AIG, based in Brussels where he was responsible for AIG Commercial Property and Energy underwriting in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. During his 10 years career at AIG, Louis held several underwriting positions including Global Property Deputy Manager for France. Louis holds a Master degree in insurance from Ecole Supérieure d ’Assurances (ESA) in France.
Office : +34.914.196.819
Mobile : +34.671.543.523
Constanza Gállegos is Country Manager, Spain at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Constanza has nearly 24 years of experience in the European insurance industry. Prior to joining BHSI, she was Head of Distribution, Europe, at QBE Insurance, where she spent 14 years in increasingly senior positions. Constanza holds Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Economics & Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
Office : +353 1 2467253
Mobile : +353 86 0651913
Louise Kidd is Country Manager, Ireland at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Louise has nearly 20 years of industry experience in third party lines, the last decade in leadership roles. She holds an honours degree in Financial Services from John Moore Liverpool University and a Diploma in Company Direction from The Institute of Directors.
Office : 715.346.1840
Mobile : 609.504.6111
Cameron McLisky is Country Manager, New Zealand and Executive and Professional Lines Manager Australasia at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Cameron has been in the insurance industry for 25 years, previously with AIG where he spent 15 years working in New Zealand, Australia, London and Singapore. Prior to AIG he held roles with Gen Re, Marsh and Aon. He has experience in underwriting all Executive and Professional Lines products and in the full P&L management of those product lines. Cameron holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand.
Office : 49(221)455.51.973
Mobile : 41(76)39.47.007
Leander Metzger is Country Manager, Switzerland for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. He joined the company in 2016 as Senior Vice President and Head of Property, Engineering Lines and Risk Control. Before he joined BHSI, Leander was Director AFM at FM Insurance Company’s Central European Operation. Leander began his career in 1993 at Victoria Insurance, which today is part of ERGO group. In the following years he has held multiple management and leadership positions, both in Insurance Broker and Insurance companies. Leander holds undergraduate degrees in Insurance Management and Business Administration. Furthermore, he earned a Master Degree (Economics and Finance) from University of Chicago and a Law Degree (LL.M.) from University of Hamburg (Germany). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute in London (UK). His office location is Zurich (Switzerland).
Mobile : +32.479. 805.254
David Bogaert is the Head of Customer and Broker Engagement, Belgium at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Belgium. He has 20 years of industry experience and was most recently Head of Distribution, Belgium at AIG. Prior to this role, David held various roles in their Distribution team as well as a Financial Lines Underwriter specialized in Directors & Officers Liability. David holds a Bachelor degree in Communication from Thomas Moore School and several certificates from Vlerick Business School.
Office : +33.1.7210.6895
Mobile : +33.6.8302.4489
Camille Luciani is Head of Customer & Broker Engagement, France at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Camille has 25 years of experience spanning both the insurer and brokerage sides of the business. Prior to joining BHSI, she was Customer & Distribution Manager, Corporate Solutions, at Swiss Re. She holds an International Business School master’s degree from Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur, and a Master of Art in International Business Economics from Anglia University.
Office : 917.960.2407
Mobile : 646.509.7353
Lori Spoon Head of Customer & Broker Engagement, North America at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Lori leads BHSI’s Customer Advisory Board, Customer Round Table meetings, and development of new customer relationships in partnership with the team. Additionally, Lori leads BHSI’s distribution strategy and relationships with retail and wholesale brokers. She began her insurance career as an international underwriter at Chubb, then spent several years as an international broker with J&H and Marsh working on large multinational accounts. She became Managing Director and later Chief of Staff of Marsh’s NY Operations. Prior to joining BHSI, Lori was Senior Vice President and Broker Relationship Leader with Zurich. Lori is a graduate of DePauw University.
Office : +44.20.3429.4937
Mobile : +44.78.6938.1130
Mark Walker is Head of Customer and Broker Engagement, UK at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Mark’s career in the insurance industry began in 1990 at SunAlliance (RSA), where he held several underwriting, business development, and senior leadership positions over a 25 year period. In 2015 he joined QBE as their first CEO of their Hong Kong business’s. Mark also has experience working in multi-cultural environments, having spent the last 10 years running business’s in the Caribbean and Asia.
Office : +612.8002.2180
Mobile : +61.436.036.224
Kathleen Warden is Head of Customer and Broker Engagement, Australasia at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. She has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years including Underwriting roles in D&O and Financial Institutions as well as State Manager (underwriting) across multiple lines. Kat holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University.
Office : +49.221.4555.1914
Mobile : +49.151.1768.5659
Daniel Weinmann is Head of Customer & Broker Engagement, Germany at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Daniel`s career in the insurance industry began in 1992 at Allianz Germany where he held several different roles. Prior to joining BHSI, Daniel was with Marsh and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, where he held several different Broking, Underwriting, Sales and Management positions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the German Insurance Academy.
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