Property/Casualty THOUGHT LEADERS
Nick Lamparelli has been working in the insurance industry for nearly 20 years as an agent, broker and underwriter for firms including AIR Worldwide, Aon, Marsh and QBE. Simulation and modeling of natural catastrophes occupy most of his day-to-day thinking. Billions of dollars of properties exposed to catastrophe that were once uninsurable are now insured because of his novel approaches.
Robert P. Hartwig is president of the Insurance Information Institute. Since joining the I.I.I. in 1998 as an economist and becoming chief economist in 1999, Dr. Hartwig has focused his work on improving understanding of key insurance issues across all industry stakeholders including media, consumers, insurers, producers, regulators, legislators and investors.
Hunter Hoffmann is head of U.S. communications at Hiscox and is responsible for media relations, social media, internal communications and executive messaging. He joined Hiscox in August 2010 and has a B.A. from Trinity College (CT) and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.
Scott Walchek is the founder and CEO of Trōv, which is training the world’s leading appraisers and insurance risk managers to use its Trōv Collect application when they’re in their clients’ homes. With the acquired information, a Trōv is activated –and with it complete knowledge of what each family owns, where it’s located and what it’s worth. This information is securely accessible by the client anytime, anywhere.
Shaun Crawford leads Ernst & Young's $1.4 billion global insurance business. He has been in the financial services industry for 27 years, having worked both in consulting or line management with the majority of European life assurers and U.K. retail banks at some point.
John Chace is the chief underwriting officer and management liability officer for OneBeacon Professional Insurance. He also served as vice president and executive product director for professional liability for Allianz /Fireman's Fund; vice president, professional liability, with Munich Re America; and chief underwriting officer for Medical Protective (Berkshire Hathaway).
Roberta Anderson is a partner in the Pittsburgh office of K&L Gates, with more than 15 years of experience in complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. A member of the firm’s global Insurance Coverage and Cyber Law and Cybersecurity practice groups, Anderson concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and counseling and emerging cybersecurity and data privacy-related issues.
Duncan Ellis is a managing director resident in Marsh's New York office and is the leader of the U.S. property practice. Ellis oversees approximately 250 brokers handling in excess of 3,500 clients and $3 billion in premium. He is also directly involved in many of the country’s larger global risk management clients, as well as many of the smaller middle market accounts.
Jeff Pettegrew is the chief imagination officer at Insurance Thought Leadership. Previously, he was the first executive director/CEO of the California Self Insured Security Fund (SISF), beginning in January, 2004. He was named "Risk Manager of the Year" in 1989 by Business Insurance magazine and was the chairman of the Business Insurance National Workers Compensation Conference for nine years.