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Daniel Riordan


Dan is an expert in international risk mitigation and project/export financing. He draws on his more than 30 years of experience to help clients overcome evolving challenges.

Dan is our President of Political Risk, Credit and Bond Insurance. Before joining XL Catlin, Dan held a number of roles at Zurich Financial Services, including CEO of global corporate insurance, president of specialty products and head of surety, credit and political risk insurance. Earlier, he worked with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a development finance agency. From 2013 to 2015, Dan served as president of the Berne Union, and he has served on the boards of the Surety & Fidelity Association of America and St. John’s University’s School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

Dan graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego and holds a master’s degree in international development from American University’s School of International Service.

Recent Activities and Publications

  • Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award, Berne Union (2015) ; 100 Most Influential People in Corporate Governance (2010)
  • Affiliations – St. John's University, School of Risk Management (Board of Advisors) since 2012; Institute for International Finance Member since February 2008


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