Catherine Duffy

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Cathy has experience in all aspects of the industry, including personal and commercial lines, broking and reinsurance. She wrote the first comprehensive book tracing the historical development of the international insurance industry in Bermuda.

Cathy is a veteran of the Bermuda international insurance industry, having worked as a summer intern at Wilcox Baringer in 1980. She is currently Senior Vice President and Underwriting Manager in XL Bermuda Ltd’s Insurance Operations. 

Cathy was the first Bermudian woman to gain a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation and one of the first two underwriting trainees hired by XL Group in 1988.


Recent Activities and Publications

Publication - Held Captive – A History of International Insurance in Bermuda
Presentation - ACI Food Litigation Series Chicago November 2012

  • Affiliations - a member of the Bermuda Chapter of the CPCU Society; a member of the Spending and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission for Bermuda

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