Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 33/67%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 95/5%
Workshops, as Trainee: 1; February 2004; September 2004
Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; January 2010
ARIAS Conference Faculty: 1; Spring 2017
Number of Arbitrations
As an Arbitrator: 33
As an Umpire: 5
As Employee Manager: 3
As Corporate Representative: 2
Aaron B. Stern has more than 45 years of experience in virtually all aspects of insurance and reinsurance. As President of Stern A. B. Inc., he serves as an arbitrator, expert witness, litigation consultant, performs underwriting, claims and operations audits and provides run-off management services.
Mr. Stern displays a unique capacity to integrate the diverse knowledge and experience gained across his expansive career. His experience includes developing and underwriting specialty insurance products, serving as senior executive of insurance and reinsurance companies involved in mortgage and financial guaranty, residual value, credit and surety, alternative risk transfer, and structured coverages bridging the insurance and capital markets. His diverse background, training, and hands-on experience in accounting, finance, tax and regulation with respect to the U.S., U.K., Bermuda, and other international insurance jurisdictions enables him to bring an unparalleled perspective to assignments.
Previous positions have included President & CEO of the ART Division of AXA Corporate Solutions serving as Underwriting Class Manager for alternative and financial risks; organizing and raising capital for two Bermuda catastrophe reinsurers; underwriting manager for St. Paul Re for “weather derivative” insurance; consultant for Guy Carpenter, providing strategic advice related to insurance risk securitization; CEO of Normandy Re Limited transforming derivatives into reinsurance coverages; Director of Guy Carpenter Advisors, Inc. providing innovative reinsurance and capital market solutions for insurance risk; CEO of Guaranty Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries developing, marketing, and underwriting innovative financial guaranty programs.
He holds various licenses and has held membership appointments to industry committees and associations. He has coordinated publication of a financial industry textbook and co-authored “The Emerging Asset Class: Insurance Risk.”