Liberty Specialty Markets

Founding Member - Chair

Liberty Speciality Markets

Liberty Specialty Markets (www.libertyspecialtymarkets.com) is the trading name for the combined operation of Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited,Liberty Managing Agency Limited and Liberty Mutual Reinsurance.

It has over 900 employees in 27 offices throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Liberty Specialty Markets is part of global insurer Liberty Mutual Insurance Group.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group is ranked 76th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2013 revenue.  As of December 31, 2013, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group had $121.2 billion in consolidated assets, $102.2 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $38.5 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

Cyber Suite

Cyber Suite is an insurance product tailored to address the challenges faced by business’ increased dependence on IT networks, third party IT and business processing providers, as well as the abundance of digital assets and private data they keep. Cover included for:

• Loss of or damage to digital assets

• Non-physical business interruption and extra expenses

• Cyber extortion and cyber terrorism

• Security and privacy liability

• Privacy regulation defence

• Special expenses such as notification expenses, PR expenses and credit monitoring

• Reputational harm


Matthew Hogg Liberty International Underwriters

Matthew Hogg Linked in Page The representative from Liberty Specialty Markets to CRIF is Matthew Hogg, Underwriting Manager of the Strategic Assets Division.

Matthew has also been elected  chair of the Cyber Risk & Insurance Forum for 2014.

His division underwrites specialist risks in the classes of intellectual property, reputation, cyber, privacy and non-material damage business interruption.

Prior to joining Liberty, Matthew was the EMEA Technology Leader for international insurance broker Marsh and before that an underwriter at Lloyd’s of London where he created a number of niche products in the intangible assets space. He holds a degree in law, a Masters in Law & Economics and an Advanced Diploma in Insurance.

Matthew is also on the Membership Committee of the IAFS, a member of the Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC) and also a founding member of the International Underwriters Association (IUA) Cyber Underwriting Committee. 

He is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. Matthew is also the recently past Chairman of the UK charity BELS (Business & Education for London South).

You can reach Matthew by email on matthew.hogg@cyberriskinsuranceforum.com or by phone on +44 (0)20 375 80368.