2015 Insurance Executive Conference

President, Specialty Lines
QBE North America
Jeff joined QBE North America in September 2013 to lead the development of its Specialty Business Group. In this role Jeff reports to David Duclos, Chief Executive Officer. Jeff is a member of the Group Underwriting Committee and formerly served as the Chairman of the North American Underwriting Committee. Jeff is also a member of both the QBE North America Executive Management Board and the Board of Directors.   In addition, Jeff is an Advisory Board member at Risk Capital Partners and an Advisory Board member to Advisen’s Executive Risk Insights Conference. Jeff has more than 25 years insurance experience and previously served as the Chairman of the Group Underwriting Committee and Global Practice Leader for Management Liability & Professional Lines at Torus Insurance. He spent more than 21 years with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies where he was a Senior Vice President and worldwide manager for their professional liability businesses, which included the legal, technology, life sciences, media/entertainment, healthcare and financial institution customer segments. Jeff is a leading expert on management professional liability, directors & officers liability, operational risk, transactional liability (representations & warranties, tax), inland marine, healthcare, employee crime, unauthorized (rogue) trading, cyber-crime and e-risk management. Jeff is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where he received a B.Sc., in Human Physiology in 1987 and a B. Arts, in Political Science in 1989.