As Division Manager, Hegebach will be based in São Paulo, Brazil and will report to Howden Specialty, Head of Sustainable Energy, Deborah Duss. He will work closely with the sustainable energy team at the company’s hubs in London, Miami, Singapore, Dubai, Bermuda and Luxembourg.
Most recently, Hegelbach served as Division Director of Willis’ Financial Solutions team. Previously, he worked as an energy underwriter for Swiss Re, focusing on risks related to electricity and utilities, oil and gas and mining. Hegelbach has also held positions at Credit Suisse, Siemens and Advisory House.
“Being able to offer our sustainable energy clients a dedicated advisory service alongside our specialist brokerage expertise will ensure them to benefit from the best possible long-term results and further expand our growing portfolio of renewable energy clients. Said Howden Specialty, Head of Sustainable Energy Deborah Duss. “Severin’s experience in energy underwriting, his experience in financial consulting, his in-depth technical knowledge and his passion for renewable energies make him uniquely qualified to lead this new department.”
“I am delighted to join Howden’s sustainable energy initiative at such a pivotal time for the company and the industry, as the team continues to grow and customers increasingly focus on on the risks associated with sustainable development. Howden continues to prove himself as an innovator in the field of sustainability, demonstrating the agility to meet both customer needs and emerging risks, ”commented Hegelbach upon his appointment.
Hegelbach added that “no renewable project is the same” and that he looks forward to working with the company’s clients to proactively manage their risks.