Paul Knowles, chief executive officer, JLT Specialty

Paul Knowles chief executive officer, JLT SpecialtyPaul is CEO of JLT Specialty and a member of the JLT Group’s general executive committee. Paul also has group responsibility for the construction sector on a global basis. JLT Specialty is the largest trading business in the JLT Group, representing London’s key specialty practices within the risk and insurance sector, as well as Ireland and Bermuda.

Paul has worked in the London market for the majority of his career but has spent time based in Central and Eastern Europe during his early career. Paul’s background is in construction and real estate and latterly major risk managed clients, working on annual as well as one-off major programmes. He is experienced in managing both UK and multi-national risk programmes and has worked with clients with risks across the Globe.