Liam Lawrence

Managing Director

Liam is a Managing Director with Reilly Partners where he is responsible for leading the Global Insurance Industry Practice. Since entering the executive search industry in 1995 Liam has been working with clients to successfully manage officer level search assignments in nearly all lines of insurance.

Liam’s experience is broad, having recruited executives to lead public, private equity backed as well as mutual insurers, brokers, and industry groups. In addition to board and CEO level recruiting, Liam has deep experience recruiting executives to lead distribution, underwriting, operations, technology, program and project management, claims, customer service, HR, legal and compliance, finance (including risk management, audit and risk advisory services), strategy, marketing and actuarial.

Prior to joining Reilly Partners, Liam spent over 13 years with Heidrick & Struggles. In addition to his work in the Global Insurance Practice there, Liam also served on the chairman’s Diversity Task Force charged with creating both a diversity statement for the firm and a go-to-market strategy for delivering diversity for their clients, as well as for their own hiring practices. He continues this work at Reilly Partners.

Liam also contributes to and is frequently quoted in Business Insurance, Best’s Review and other industry publications.

Prior to entering executive search in 1995, Liam was a sales & marketing consultant with UNUM where he gained first-hand experience working in the insurance and employee benefits industry.

Liam earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Marquette University. He and his family live in suburban Chicago.