Mark Christensen

Mark Christensen

Head of Catastrophe Management, Chubb Overseas General (COG), London

Mark joined Chubb (formerly Ace) in 2012 as Head of Catastrophe Risk Management for Ace European Group and became Head of Catastrophe Management for Chubb Overseas General (COG ) in 2015. His team is responsible for the parameterisation, pricing and accumulation management of Chubb’s international catastrophe risk portfolios. Mark’s particular focus is the development of portfolio optimisation metrics, real-time analytics and innovative MI tools, for deployment across the underwriting regions and to senior management.
Mark entered the catastrophe management industry in 1998, starting up the Brockbank syndicate’s catastrophe risk management function at Lloyd’s of London. During his 14 years at XL Capital (formerly Brockbank), Mark was responsible for the parameterisation of natural and man-made catastrophe risk across both insurance and reinsurance divisions. His particular focus was on developing catastrophe risk metrics for previously “non-modelled” risk as Aggregation Manager -Specialty Practice Leader.
Mark holds an Honours degree in Business from Brunel University, specialising in Quantitative Business Analytics and is a board member of the International Society of Catastrophe Managers ISCM.

Mark Christensen