Ryan Specialty Announces Appointment of Chris Burns to President of Technical Risk Underwriters

February 1, 2022 | Chicago, IL
— Ryan Specialty Group (“Ryan Specialty”) today announced the appointment of Chris Burns to President of Technical Risk Underwriters (“TRU”), Ryan Specialty’s managing general underwriter (MGU) specializing in construction.

“Chris’ technical vision and underwriting acumen have positioned TRU as a recognized leader in the builder’s risk industry. This appointment properly acknowledges his leadership driving the current and future strategy of TRU,” said Miles Wuller, President and CEO of RSG Underwriting Managers.

Katie Davies, CEO of TRU, commented, “Having had the pleasure of working with Chris for over three years, I have observed firsthand Chris’ deep expertise and knowledge of construction risks. Chris has been TRU’s Chief Underwriting Officer and will maintain his underwriting responsibilities going forward. I’m looking forward to working with Chris in his expanded role as President of TRU.”

Remarking on his expanded role, Chris Burns said, “TRU’s incredible people are demonstrable proof of how innovation and teamwork can achieve tremendous results. I am honored to have been a part of building and evolving our organization to become an industry leader in providing risk-transfer mechanisms to the construction sector.”

Chris Burns can be contacted at or 512-565-3326.


About Ryan Specialty Group

Founded in 2010, Ryan Specialty Group is a service provider of specialty products and solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. Ryan Specialty Group provides distribution, underwriting, product development, administration and risk management services by acting as a wholesale broker and a managing underwriter. Our mission is to provide industry-leading innovative specialty insurance solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. (NYSE:RYAN)

About Technical Risk Underwriters (TRU)

Technical Risk Underwriters (TRU) is a specialty underwriter of first-party insurance for Course of Construction (COC) risks. TRU consists of professional engineers and construction specialists with the skill, knowledge and experience to advise on complex exposures. Brokers rely on TRU to provide market-leading service and expertise for aligning policy coverage and customized loss-control programs with each client’s unique exposures.

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