Elizabeth Geary

Chief Underwriting Officer
Transatlantic Reinsurance Co. 

Elizabeth is currently a Senior Vice President and holds the role of Chief Underwriting Officer – North America for Transatlantic Reinsurance Company.  In her current role, Elizabeth is responsible for a $2B+ premium portfolio; managing underwriting teams in all property and casualty classes including professional liability, accident and health, surety, credit, mortgage, marine, aviation, cyber and entertainment.

Prior to this role, Elizabeth was Global Head of Cyber, responsible for TransRe’s corporate strategy for cyber (re)insurance underwriting and risk across all lines of business.  Elizabeth has been with TransRe since 2003 and has held various underwriting roles in property and liability classes of business, and risk management, where as Manager of Underwriting Risk and Risk Governance she helped develop underwriting risk tolerances and create the company’s first Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA).

Elizabeth holds a B.S. in Business Administration and earned an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

Session Information:

Thursday, November 5th | 1:30 – 2:20 PM

Social Inflation: What Does It Mean to Cedents and Reinsurers?
The latest buzzword in claims is “social inflation.” This panel will discuss the meaning and origin of the social inflation concept, why it is a big issue for insurance companies, and what it means for reinsurers.
Moderator: Larry P. Schiffer
Panel: Paul Braithwaite, FTI Consulting
Elizabeth Geary, Transatlantic Reinsurance Co.
Cynthia Koehler, American International Group, Inc.