OUR EXPERTISE

With our intimate knowledge of the insurance industry, extensive recruitment experience, and Jo Limbourn’s reputation, JL Exec consistently delivers high quality outcomes.

JL Exec is a boutique executive search and recruitment consultancy specialising in placing mid to senior level General Insurance professionals into their ideal roles within Australia and neighbouring Pacific countries.

“Jo knows the local market better than anyone else” National Underwriting Manager, Global Insurer

“Jo makes me look good for hiring the right staff every time” Managing Director – Asia Pacific, International Corporate Insurer

““Jo always comes through with a quality candidate” HR Manager, Underwriting Agency

“Jo’s ability to understand our corporate DNA & cut through the complex process of attracting the exact fit, is peerless…” Regional Director, International Insurer

Jo Limbourn

Jo Limbourn is the founding Director of JL Exec and has a 12 year history in General Insurance across broking, underwriting, claims and sales followed by over 16 years recruiting General Insurance executives.

Jo’s intimate knowledge of the insurance industry and directly related recruitment experience, coupled with her integrity and consultative style, have led to her reputation with both clients and candidates for consistently achieving the highest quality recruitment solutions. Jo’s extensive networks in the market place and her ability to secure referrals underlie her ability to pinpoint the right candidates for her clients within the shortest possible time frame.

Career Background

After a few years in the SME segment of the market with a specialist Underwriting Agency and a local Insurance Brokerage, Jo joined Marsh & McLennan (now Marsh) servicing and managing corporate clients insurance programs for 5 years. Jo then joined Willis in a Business Development role for 4 years.

After 12 years working within the insurance sector, in 1998 Jo was offered the opportunity to enter the recruitment industry with a small consultancy specialising in insurance placements. In 2004, Jo joined The Brooklyn Group within its first 6 months of operation to set up and manage the General Insurance Division. In this role, Jo successfully recruited across a wide range of roles including; Underwriters, Brokers, Re-insurance, Sales Managers, Claims, OH&S, Operations, Product Managers, Compliance and Executive Management.

In 2015, Jo established JL Exec Pty Ltd which offers executive search and selection services to all sectors of the insurance industry including Brokers, Insurers, Underwriting Agencies and Syndicates within Australia and neighbouring Pacific countries.

Johanne Roberts

Johanne has 8 years experience in General Insurance across reinsurance broking and underwriting followed by nearly 7 years recruitment support for General Insurance executives.

Johanne commenced her insurance career with ReAC where she was responsible for providing a high level of support to facultative underwriters.  Johanne then joined Guy Carpenter as a Broking Executive where she worked closely with her Senior Brokers, servicing a portfolio of SME and Commercial business before moving to Willis Re in a Special Projects Technician role for over 4 years.

Johanne has worked alongside Jo Limbourn at Brooklyn Executive for nearly 7 years. She now joins Jo at JL Exec in an administration support role based in Singapore.