Chief Underwriting Officer

Chris Burns is a founding member of Technical Risk Underwriters. Burns holds the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation from the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), and attained a Bachelor's in Business Administration in Economics from Appalachian State University. Throughout his career, Burns has leveraged technology, computer virtualization and advanced application of statistical modeling to inform underwriting decisions. At TRU, Burns focuses on blending innovative approaches with classic underwriting tools to provide customers with unique solutions for their risk transfer needs. Previously managed COC portfolios for several London Syndicates, AIG, and QBE.

Specialty Knowledge:
  • Large Construction Risks including Named Wind, Critical Quake and SFHA Flood exposures
  • Large Wood Frame Builder's Risk underwriting and loss prevention
  • Risk Management Solutions (RMS) expert
  • Catastrophe Risk Management – expert in quantification and management of catastrophe risks
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Chief Underwriting Officer

Technical Risk Underwriters is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC. RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC is a Delaware series limited liability company and a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through agents and brokers. Some products may only be available in certain states, and some products may only be available from surplus lines insurers. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC License # 0E50879

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