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Katie Davies

Katie Davies

CEO & President, JEM Underwriting Managers and CEO, Technical Risk Underwriters

Katie Davies is the President and CEO of JEM Underwriting Managers and the CEO of Technical Risk Underwriters (TRU), both parts of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers.

Katie has over 18 years of experience underwriting US property insurance on an E&S, admitted, and program basis. Prior to joining Ryan Specialty, Katie spent nine years as president of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters. Under her leadership, SRU’s written premium grew 5,500%, and her team won both the AmWINS Team Culture and Top Financial Performance awards.

Before her role at AmWINS, Katie worked for Chubb (formerly ACE Limited), first as a US property underwriter at the AGM 2488 syndicate in Lloyd’s of London and then as the Midwest regional property manager of ACE’s Global Property unit in Chicago. Katie also worked as a broker at Marsh in their New York and London offices, and began her insurance career with an internship with Aon in London.

Katie is a graduate of Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in Government with an International Relations focus. She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Vice President of the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago Guild Board.

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