Senior Vice President, Underwriting, Markel Canada
Jennifer Devereaux joined Markel Canada in February 2019 and is responsible for underwriting operations focused on risk, oversight, and profit. This includes product, process (underwriting guidelines, appetite, pricing, workflow) and people. The underwriting leadership team reports to Jenn; this includes the vice presidents of products and underwriting oversight, the sector team, and the underwriting service team. With over 25 years in the industry, Jenn has technical underwriting and broking experience within global P&C insurance, reinsurance, and brokerage operations. Prior to joining Markel, Jenn held progressively senior roles with major commercial underwriters AIG, ACE, Chubb and Munich, and was part of a leadership start-up team that established specialty insurer Arch Insurance. She also has work experience working with large commercial brokerages Aon and Marsh. She graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and holds FCIP and CRM designations.