Enterprise Risk Management THOUGHT LEADERS
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.
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 Merkovsky is the global head of Willis Risk & Analytics. From 2001-2013, he served as CEO of Marsh Risk Consulting. He began his career working as a forensic accountant and fraud specialist serving the insurance and legal industry. He is a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner.
The Hon. David M. Walker is a former comptroller general of the U.S. and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He is the honorary chairman of and senior adviser to Marketcore.com, Inc. Dave has more than 40 years of experience in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. He has led organizations in all three sectors of the economy and has a proven track record of achieving positive transformational change.
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.
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.
Christopher E. Mandel is SVP, strategic solutions for Sedgwick and the director of the Sedgwick Institute, where in both positions he is responsible for helping the company reach its strategic vision of serving current and evolving needs of its current and future customers as well as help lead the industry vertical to the next level and beyond.
Grace Crickette is a leader in enterprise risk management, risk financing, information technology implementation and security, health benefits and compliance, having operated in a variety of industries, ranging from equipment rental to healthcare, not-for-profit to a Fortune 500 and domestic and foreign operations.
Peadar Duffy is founder and chairman of Risk Management International (RMI) a firm that has been advising clients in relation to risk in Ireland and internationally for more than 20 years. He is a member of the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) TC 262 Working Group 2, which is currently undertaking a review of the global standard for risk management (ISO 31000).