Pat Donnelly

CEO of JLT Specialty


Patrick Donnelly joined JLT in 2014 as President and Deputy CEO of the U.S. Specialty division.  Pat is a member of the U.S. Specialty Board and Management Committee and shares leadership responsibility for our U.S. operation and expansion.

Prior to joining JLT, Pat spend 14 years with Aon in a variety of management and executive positions.  He created and led the Cyber and Professional Liability practice in the U.S. for 10 years and ran the Financial Lines business in London from 2010-2012.  He returned to the U.S. in 2012 to lead Brokerage for the Aon U.S. Retail platform, where he was responsible for brokerage strategy and placement of approximately $12B in annual premium.

Prior to Aon, Pat spent 10 years in technology architecture & consulting, most of it with Andersen Consulting.

Pat earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991.  He was Academic All Big 10 and a George Huff Scholar–Athlete award recipient.