Peter J. Eastwood

President & CEO at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

Peter Eastwood is President & Chief Executive Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Peter’s career in the insurance industry spans over 26 years. Prior to leading BHSI, Peter was Chief Executive Officer and President of AIG Property Casualty in the Americas. Peter also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chartis, U.S., as well as Chief Executive Officer and President of Lexington Insurance Company from December 2008 to July 2011. Prior to that, Peter served as the President of Risk Specialists Companies, Inc. He has held senior management positions within AIG Executive Liability, AIG Risk Finance and AIG Reinsurance Advisors, including Division Vice President of Commercial Directors and Officers Liability Insurance and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AIG Risk Finance.

Peter holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.



  • President & CEO

    Current role