Profile
Kevin Davidson
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Davidson Partners
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Offering services as Party Appointed Arbitrator, Expert Witness and Consultant to insurers and Reinsurers.

  • Address:
    4 Step Lane
    Nantucket, MASSACHUSETTS 02554 United States
  • Phone:
    917-716-2105
  • Fax:
    774-333-5975 (Call First)
  • Email:
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Casualty Underwriting, Excess of Loss Reinsurance Agreements, Facultative Certificates, Property Underwriting, Pro Rata / Quota Share Reinsurance Agreements, Reinsurance Underwriting, Coverage / Contract Interpretation, Fronting Arrangements, Insolvencies, Offshore / London Markets, Reinsurance Contract Wording
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Dual Re America
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    President of Dual Re America, a start-up Managing General Underwriter Agency on behalf of Lloyds of London syndicates. Reinsurance and Insurance underwritten and produced from both direct and broker distribution channels in the domestic US market.

  • Company:
    Avoca Insurance Holdings/ DirectFac Inc.
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    CEO of DirectFac, Inc, a Managing General Underwriter on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates. Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

  • Company:
    Munich Re/American Re
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    President of the Direct Fac division. Responsible for the P&L on a $1 billion+ portfolio, 250+ employees and twelve branch offices.
    Senior Vice President Munich Re America
    Senior Vice President, Treaty National Accounts, American Re
    Vice President, New York Branch, American Re
    Vice President, Boston Branch, American Re

  • Company:
    Chubb & Son Inc
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Property and Casualty Insurance Underwriting.

  • Company:
    Continental Insurance Company
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Insurance Underwriting Training.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    No
  • Education:
    College Of The Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    University of Massachusetts/Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Degrees:
    B.A. Psychology 1975
    M.B.A. 1983
  • Designations:
    Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) 1995
    Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) 1997
    Advanced Executive Education Program, American Institute for CPCU and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania 1997.
    Certified ARIAS Arbitrator 2022.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 3 years.
    Underwriting Department: 3 years. Underwriter
  • Reinsurance Company: 29 years.
    Underwriting Department: 20 years. AVP, VP, Sr VP
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 9 years. President of a $1 billion division P&L responsibilities.
  • Independent/Other Relevant Experience: 11 years.
    Other : 11 years. President of an MGU start-up; Reinsurance and Insurance: 5 years. CEO of a reinsurance MGU; 6 years.
Breakdown of Experience
  • MGA/MGU
    18%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    10%
  • Commercial Property
    10%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    9%
  • Commercial Liability
    9%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    5%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    5%
  • Healthcare
    2%
  • Energy
    2%
  • Contract Wording
    2%
  • Personal Lines
    1%
  • Employment Practices Liability
    1%
  • Directors &, Officers
    1%
  • Product Liability
    1%
  • Alternative/Self-Insurance/Risk Management
    1%
  • Intellectual Property
    1%
  • Agricultural
    1%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    1%
  • Captives/Risk Retention Groups
    1%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    80%
  • U.K. Market:
    20%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 20/80%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 30/70%
Former Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer
Former Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

Biography

Kevin Davidson is a seasoned reinsurance executive with more than 40 years of experience in both property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. In various roles as CEO, President and EVP, Mr. Davidson brings a wide range of experience on the reinsurance company side as well as the MGU side of the business in both the domestic US and LLoyd's marketplace. Progressing through the underwriting ranks, Mr. Davidson has extensive experience in property, casualty, treaty, facultative, catastrophe and excess insurance. As a divisional President of Munich Re, Mr.Davidson was responsible for the profit and loss on a portfolio in excess of $1 billion, staff of greater than 250 and twelve domestic branches. In addition, he has first hand experience in MGU start-ups.
Mr Davidson holds a B.A. and M.B.A. His professional designations include Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe).