Paul Brophy (Speaker)
Executive Vice President
Paul A. Brophy is co-founder and Executive Vice President of Berkley Professional Liability, an operating company of Fortune 500 and Ward’s 50 property and casualty insurer, W.R. Berkley Corporation. Berkley Professional specializes in management, professional, and transactional liability insurance for public and private commercial entities and financial institutions within the United States of America and Canada, and internationally through W/R/B Underwriting Syndicate 1967 at Lloyd’s of London.
Paul joined W.R. Berkley in October 2008 after a ten year career at AIG, where he held a succession of underwriting and management positions in both the public and private management liability arenas. Paul ultimately served as Senior Vice President of AIG Executive Liability, where he was responsible for running AIG’s large public company Directors and Officers, Fiduciary, and Employment Practices Liability lines of business for the U.S. Central and West Coast zones, and for all of Canada.
Paul began his insurance career in 1990 as a claim adjuster with The St Paul Cos, where he was cross-trained in all lines of personal and commercial property and casualty business, ultimately specializing in large commercial general liability claims. From 1992 through 1995, Paul worked as a commercial lines broker for Lovitt and Touché, an insurance brokerage based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Paul has been a featured panelist, speaker, and moderator at numerous insurance industry events focused on domestic and foreign management liability issues and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classics and History and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona.