Catherine Mulligan has specialized in the risk management and risk transfer issues around technology, Errors & Omissions, Intellectual Property, and Security & Privacy for almost 20 years as both an underwriter and a broker.
Catherine is a Senior Vice President of Zurich North America, where she is the national underwriting manager for Specialty E&O. The group handles Errors & Omissions, Security & Privacy, and Employed Lawyers. Catherine is a key contributor for Zurich to the public sector dialogue around cyber insurance including presenting to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI) and IT/Communications Sector Quad and participation in Department of Homeland Security and Department of Treasury Roundtables on the topic. Catherine provided expert testimony on the state of the cyber insurance market at a 2015 hearing of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security in Washington, D.C.
Prior to Zurich, Catherine was an AVP at The Chubb Group of Insurance companies where she was a regional underwriting manager in the technology division, earning her Underwriting Specialist designation with a focus on E&O. She later spent 3 years as a broker at William Gallagher Associates in New York City, where she worked with technology and life sciences companies.
Catherine is a frequent speaker at events relating to Security & Privacy and Technology E&O issues. She regularly contributes to articles and interviews for industry publications. She graduated cum laude from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA with a double major in English and Women’s Studies.