Speakers Info

The content, agenda & speakers for each Advisen Insights Conference is planned by an Advisory Board that represents industry thought-leaders and influential marketplace participants. Each Advisory Board is unique for each conference event.

Advisory Board meetings and conference calls are led by Advisen’s David Bradford, President of the Research & Editorial Division, and/or Rebecca Bole, Director of Editorial Strategy and Products for the Research & Editorial division.

Shari Natovitz, Senior Vice President and Director of Risk Management at Silverstein Properties / World Trade Center Properties is our 2015 Conference Chair.

Advisory Board

  • Duncan Ellis, Managing Director, US Property Practice Leader, Marsh
  • David Finnis, National Property Practice Leader, Willis
  • Sanjay Godhwani, Executive Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway
  • Bill Keogh, CEO, Advisen
  • Jamie Miller, Head, North America Property, Managing Director, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
  • Rick Miller, Managing Director, Aon
  • Shari Natovitz, Senior Vice President and Director of Risk Management, Silverstein Properties / World Trade Center Properties
  • Erik Nikodem, Property Executive for the Americas Region of Property and Casualty, AIG
  • Robert Rheel, Executive Vice President, US Head of Property and Casualty, Aspen
  • Peter Pettinicchio, VP Manager Operations Client Service, FM Global
  • Joe Tinetti, Executive Vice President, Head of Property, Zurich Global Corporate

Paul VanderMarck, Chief Products Officer, RMS will be giving a keynote address at this year's Property Insights Conference.

41 Confirmed Speakers

  • Jay Apfel, Senior Vice President of Catastrophe Management Services, Willis Re
  • Cory Anger, Managing Director, GC Securities, Global Head of ILS Origination and Structuring, Guy Carpenter
  • Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld, President, Kansas City, Managing Director, National Property Practice, R-T Specialty
  • Martha Bane, Managing Director, Property Practice, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • David Bradford, President - Research & Editorial, Advisen
  • David Butry, Economist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Brion Callori, SVP, Engineering & Research Manager, FM Global
  • Laureen Coyne, Director of Risk and Insurance Management, MTA
  • Chris DeMunbrun, Special Agent, United States Secret Service
  • Paul Drennan, AVP of Predictive Analytics, The Hartford
  • Bill Dubinsky, Managing Director & Head of ILS, Willis Capital Markets & Advisory
  • John Durante, President, Risk Logic
  • Bryon Ehrhart, CEO, Aon Benfield
  • John Elbl, Vice President, AIR Worldwide
  • Duncan Ellis, US Property Practice Leader, Marsh
  • Dave Finnis, National Property Practice Leader, Willis
  • Dan Freudenthal, President of Agency Flood Resources, Inc. and CRIO, Inc.
  • John Gambale, Head of Professional Liability & Lexington Financial Lines, U.S. & Canada, AIG
  • Evan Glassman, Co-Founder of Hurricane PM, and President and CEO, New Paradigm Underwriters
  • Marianne Halvorsen, Vice President, Property & Casualty - International Markets, Lockton
  • Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist, Americas, Economic Research & Consulting, Swiss Re
  • Stan Johnson, Managing Director of Disputes and Investigations, Navigant
  • Gerry Kane, Cyber Security Segment Director in Risk Engineering, Zurich Services Corporation
  • Chris Keegan, Senior Managing Director, Cyber & Technology National Practice Leader, Beecher Carlson
  • Bill Keogh, CEO, Advisen
  • Rob Kreager, Sales Executive, Marsh ClearSight
  • Philipp Kusche, Director, Senior Insurance-Linked Securities Structurer and Originator, Swiss Re
  • Tom Lawson, President & Chief Executive Officer, FM Global
  • Marvin Levine,Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Growth Properties
  • John Lucker, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Elana Margulies, Senior Manager, Asset Management, EisnerAmper LLP
  • Chuck Miccolis, Senior Engineering Manager of Commercial Lines, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
  • Richard Miller, Managing Director, Aon
  • Patricia Quinn Murnane, Director of Corporate Insurance & Occupational Safety, AIG
  • Shari Natovitz, Senior Vice President and Director of Risk Management, Silverstein Properties / World Trade Center Properties
  • Erik Nikodem, Property Executive for the Americas Region of Property and Casualty, AIG
  • William Porter, Head of International Sales and Distribution, Zurich GCiNA
  • Peter Rosen, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Robert Schimek, Senior Vice President & Chief Executive Officer - Americas, AIG
  • Nadine Silva, EVP and Property Division Executive, Lexington Insurance Company
  • Paul VanderMarck, Chief Products Officer, Risk Management Solutions

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