Chris Dougherty


Chris Dougherty

Chris is Chief Underwriting Officer of XL Catlin Reinsurance, and serves on the board of directors of XL Innovate. Chris joined XL Group in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer of Insurance. In 2014, he transitioned to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Insurance Underwriting and Ceded Re, and served on the Insurance Leadership Team. With previous roles as an underwriter, actuary and risk officer, he adds a strong combination of experience and perspective that has augmented XL’s efforts to improve its combined ratio and deliver sustained profitable growth.

Before joining XL, Chris was with Axis Capital Holding Limited, where he served as Chief Risk Officer of the Reinsurance segment. During his 25-year career, he has held a variety of senior positions in both the insurance and reinsurance sectors.

Chris holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. He is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.