Our Leadership

  • Thomas A. Lawson

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Corporate Headquarters, United States

    Tom Lawson, a recognised expert in industrial manufacturing risk, leads the strategic and operational direction of FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.

    Lawson has been with the company for more than 35 years and was named president and CEO in 2014. In his prior post as Executive Vice President, he provided oversight of the company’s global operations. Having held a variety of leadership positions, Lawson has served as Senior Vice President, Engineering and Research; Vice President, Operations Manager, Forest products; Field Vice President and Operations Underwriting Manager; and Regional Engineering Manager.

    Lawson is a graduate of Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA, with a bachelor’s in occupational safety. He serves on the board of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).


  • Jonathan W. Hall

    Chief Operating Officer

    Corporate Headquarters, United States

    Jonathan W. Hall is Chief Operating Officer of FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers. He is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the company, which insures more than a third of Fortune 1000 companies and similar size organisations in more than 150 countries.

    Before assuming his current position in 2014, he was executive vice president and responsible for various divisions within the organisation, including underwriting and reinsurance, claims and enterprise learning, marketing, engineering and research, information services and AFM, a member of the FM Global Group.

    Hall has dedicated more than 30 years to serving FM Global. He is a recognised expert in high-hazard risk industries including power generation and forest products. He was formerly Senior Vice President, Underwriting and Reinsurance and, before that, Senior Vice President, Manager, Eastern Division.

    Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Plymouth State University, Plymouth, N.H., USA, and is a member of its President’s Council. He has also completed the Advanced Executive Education Programme at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.