Ayesha West (Speaker)
Head of Cyber Liability
Ayesha West is the Head of Cyber Liability for Everest Insurance where she oversees all aspects of underwriting, strategy, and partnership development. Ayesha has kept Everest on the leading edge of innovation in coverage and services, as well as in harnessing the benefits of big data in risk selection, risk mitigation and portfolio modeling. She is responsible for driving growth within the cyber and technology segment and managing the national underwriting team in her current role.
Ayesha obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Fordham University School of Law and earned a B.B.A (cum laude) from the American University in Dubai with concentrations in Accounting and Finance.
Ms. West is actively involved in a number of professional associations including serving as a current board member of the Eastern Chapter of PLUS. She is a co-founder and current board member of the Water Street Club- an insurance focused diversity association. She sits on Everest’s DEI Council and is a frequent speaker at industry events.