Expert Details

Expert in Insurance and Reinsurance

Expert ID: 733735 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert has extensive knowledge of property and casualty insurance underwriting, as well as claims. He has dealt extensively with insurance brokers throughout his career and is familiar with their customs and practices.

He has over 40 years' experience in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance underwriting, company startup, marketing, management, and product research and development.

Expert has extensive knowledge of property and casualty reinsurance underwriting and claims. He has been retained as insurance and reinsurance arbitrator or umpire.

Underwriting audit; due diligence, annotation of insurance policies; review of manuscript policies for Fortune 100 companies; evaluation of reinsurance treaty. Currently under long term consulting contract with a US Government agency.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: BA Subject: Economics Institution: Temple University
Year: 1976 Degree: CPCU Subject: Insurance Institution: The Institutes

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Department: Operations
Responsibilities:
Expert's firm conducts consulting, arbitration and expert witness work in the spaces of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, including company startup and runoff, arbitration, mediation and expert witness services, feasibility studies, product R&D, policy reviews and underwriting audits.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2000 Employer: Kemper Title: Senior VP Department: Property
Responsibilities:
Expert started up and established the property department.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1997 to 1999 Employer: E-Cert, Inc. Title: Principal Department: Operations
Responsibilities:
Expert was responsible for commercial insurance verification.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1989 to 1997 Employer: SOREMA Title: Senior VP and CUO Department: Underwriting
Responsibilities:
During his tenure as its Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, premiums grew to over $200 million, while loss ratios remained below industry average. During his last two years at position, Expert was Senior Vice President of Services, for which his duties included corporate marketing, claims, retrocessions and liaison with industry organizations. He was also Executive Vice President of a wholly owned excess and surplus lines subsidiary and served on the board of both companies. He was also an alternate board member of BRMA (Brokers and Reinsurance Markets Association).
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1986 to 1989 Employer: SCOR Title: Senior VP Department: Research and Special Risks
Responsibilities:
Expert was responsible for research and underwriting. Specifically, he established and managed a facultative casualty unit for insureds domiciled outside the U.S. and a surety and fidelity bond unit. He also developed a building guarantee product during this time.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1970 to 1986 Employer: CIGNA Title: Variious to VP Department: Underwriting
Responsibilities:
Expert's insurance career began in International operations, where he was underwriting and supervising builder’s risk business and continued after merger, where he was Vice President, in charge of construction and energy-related business. He also developed a system performance product.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2015 to 2018 Agency: USA/IRS Role: Consultant Description: Micro-captives

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2015 to 2017 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: Reinsurance arbitration

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert, ARIAS, AAIMCo
Licenses / Certifications
Expert
Insurance producer licenses in several U.S. states
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has been a speaker at Risk and Insurance Management Society and International Risk Management Society and Expert Society conferences. He has written articles for insurance industry publications, including the National Underwriter, Business Insurance and Industry Focus, about rescission, underwriting information and documentation of insurance negotiations.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Retention in over 142 cases to date. More information available upon request.
Training / Seminars
Continuous education to maintain insurance producer licenses

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hungarian Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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