Allison Barrett (Interviewer)
Head of North America Financial Lines, PLUS Foundation President
Allison is the Head of Financial Lines for North America. In this role, she is responsible for leading the broad portfolio of AIG’s financial lines business across the US, Canada and Bermuda, as well as the global M&A portfolio. Allison previously served as Chief Underwriting Officer for North America Financial Lines with responsibility for the business’ portfolio management and underwriting execution.
Allison previously served as Global Head of Multinational where she led the execution of General Insurance’s multinational strategic plan and the delivery of our service capabilities and expertise across product lines to global clients and distribution partners.
Allison joined AIG in December 2019 from Willis Towers Watson where she served in various leadership roles, most recently as Managing Director and Global Head of FINEX Financial Institutions. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Allison worked for Marsh in their FINPRO practice. She began her career in the US House of Representatives where she worked as an aide to the Honorable Dave Camp (MI-04), Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.
Allison serves as vice president and a board member of the PLUS Foundation, an insurance industry charitable organization associated with the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). She is also a founding member and president of The Bridge, a non-profit organization established to develop and advance female professionals in Financial Lines.
Allison holds a BA in History from Trinity College and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey.