Sarah Stephens

Head of Cyber, International & Cyber Divisional Leader, FINPRO UK, Marsh Specialty
Sarah is the Head of Cyber for Marsh International (ex-North America). In this role she is responsible for driving growth and retention strategy through dedicated regional cyber practices, delivering cutting edge cyber insurance advisory and placement to our clients around the world in coordination with our market leading cyber consulting and analytics capabilities. Sarah is also responsible for the Cyber Division in London. Here she and her team work directly with both our UK clients and with our global network of colleagues to make sense of cyber, technology, and media E&O (PI) risks, and create leading edge bespoke insurance solutions in the London market.

Prior to joining pre-acquisition JLT in 2015 to build a Cyber Practice, Sarah spent 12 years with Aon in a variety of roles. Sarah was Aon’s Head of Cyber & Commercial E&O for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Region, working with colleagues across business groups and clients in the region to identify, analyze, and drive awareness of cyber risks, exposures, and both insurance and non-insurance solutions. Previously, Sarah spent seven years with Aon’s US cyber and errors and omissions practice group thinking nonstop about cyber insurance way before it was cool. Her first four years at Aon were spent in the account management group working with large clients and developing a keen eye for excellent client service, with a brief detour in the form of a secondment to the Bermuda broking operation.

Sarah received a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 2002, and earned an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) Certification in 2005. She is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and formerly part of the Northern California Chapter Steering Committee and chair of the Europe Chapter Steering Committee. She currently serves on the Cyber Insurance Curriculum Advisory Board. Sarah is a regular speaker on cyber risk and insurance topics and is frequently quoted in numerous publications including the Financial Times, and has been featured on both the BBC and Sky News.