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Chris Dougherty

EVP, Chief Underwriting Officer

As Chief Underwriting Officer, Chris has over 30 years of experience, including executive leadership positions in risk, finance, underwriting, and ceded reinsurance. Before joining Coaction, Chris was the Chief Executive of Ceded Reinsurance and Alternative Capital for AXA XL after serving as both the Insurance and Reinsurance Chief Underwriting officer at AXA XL and at its predecessor company XL Group. Prior to XL, Chris was the CRO of Axis Re after nearly a decade in reinsurance underwriting. He began his career as an actuary, working for USF&G and Ernst & Young. He is a credentialed actuary and a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Chris holds a B.S in Mathematics, with a Finance minor from the University of Notre Dame.