About Amy E.
Amy E. Stern is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting in the Global Insurance Services practice and is based in New York. She is an analytical senior executive with robust reinsurance experience and in-depth knowledge gained from more than 30 years in the industry. Prior to establishing a sole-person consulting firm in which she focused on new product development and insurtech MGA launches, Amy was responsible for leading the Global Reinsurance Division for AIG.
Amy has a strong reputation for contract interpretation and drafting and for underwriting analysis across all Property Casualty re/insurance lines of business. During her tenure as the Chief Ceded Reinsurance Officer of AIG, Amy utilized her expertise in complex reinsurance structuring to achieve optimal terms for one of the largest global reinsurance buyers. Her role also included oversight of corporate insurance purchasing for the AIG Group and of the reinsurance credit function.
Having begun her training as a treaty casualty underwriter at Prudential Re, Amy honed her technical understanding of traditional re/insurance through senior underwriting positions in the US/UK Division of Swiss Re (Zurich), in Specialty Casualty and Group Reinsurance at Zurich Re, and in Professional Liability at Berkley Re America. She further broadened her expertise through underwriting structured treaty reinsurance including Loss Portfolio Transfer/Adverse Development covers and aggregate stop-loss transactions while at Partner Re New Solutions and by leading the structured reinsurance broking team at Willis Re.
Moving from the traditional to the alternative capital marketplace, Amy joined Willis Capital Markets and Advisory. While there, she originated, structured, and oversaw the placement of insurance-linked transactions, including cat bonds, sidecars, and private deals.
Amy has been an industry panelist and speaker across a broad array of reinsurance-related topics, from presentations on designing cat bond triggers and drafting alternative reinsurance contracts, to reinsurer- and reinsurance broker-sponsored discussions regarding the role of the reinsurance buyer.
A Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe), Amy has held Series 7 and 63 Licenses, and has been named an Influential Woman in Re/insurance by Intelligent Insurer, 2017.