Kidnap and Ransom

JLT has over 25 years of experience in the design and implementation of security and insurance programs specifically created to help companies, workers (and their families) navigate the evolving risk landscape that includes threats of kidnapping, extortion or attack.

What We Do
JLT is one of only a handful of brokers to have a standalone team of specialists focused purely on kidnap and ransom risks. As market pioneers, we offer clients not only the latest bespoke wordings but also access to the most favourable terms through our longstanding relationships with insurers. JLT’s World Risk Review is the most sophisticated country analytical tool in the insurance market, allowing our clients the ability to benchmark risk in 198 countries.

Our Services
Our offerings include:

  • Comprehensive corporate protection
  • Family protection plus
  • Trip facility
  • Piracy
  • Academic security risk management program
  • Hospital security risk management program
  • Aid and development agency risk management program
  • Country risk consultancy

JLT places kidnap and ransom insurance for companies in many sectors, including power, oil and gas, extractive industries, telecoms, commodity trading and supply chain, manufacturing and port and terminals – with particular experience in emerging markets. This history and experience allowed us to be the first broker to develop an in-house country risk rating tool and analysis team.

For more information, please contact Grant Williamson, Senior Vice President, Account Executive, Strategic Business Development Leader - Easter Canada at