About Robert M. Anderson and The Anderson Edge

Seasoned insurance executive, strategic business consultant and expert witness for the insurance industry with broad entrepreneurial and technical insurance experience. Robert M. Anderson provides expert witness services, including testimony at trial, in insurance coverage disputes.

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MEET ROBERT M. ANDERSON, CPCU

With over 40 years in the insurance industry, he offers consulting and expert witness services to both plaintiff and defense counsel on disputes involving agents and broker’s errors and omissions, underwriting, coverage forms and claim handling, having helped determine the “Customs and Practices” that some others have only read about… Keep reading to learn more about Robert “Bob” Anderson and view his CV.

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Insurance Program Development
Insurance Program Development
Robert M. Anderson, CPCU
Robert M. Anderson, CPCUInsurance Expert Witness
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Insurance Expert Witness

Robert M. Anderson is well versed in all aspects of property and casualty and worker’s compensation insurance, as well as management liability (D&O, etc.), and accident and health. His education includes Claremont McKenna College (Business) and the Harvard Business School multiyear program for Owner/Presidents as well as his CPCU designation. Currently, he is a member of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the ABA and is a regular participant of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. He has bolstered both his knowledge and experience in extensive insurance program developments in Property Casualty, Umbrella Liability, Worker’s Compensation and health insurance. His understanding of Risk Retention and Captives is demonstrated by the formation of six captive reinsurers domiciled in Bermuda where he also became familiar with the evolution of the Bermuda Form for complex mass tort exposures.

This type of multi-disciplinary experience has proven instrumental in understanding insurance coverage disputes that often involve numerous participant layers-mainly Reinsurers, Reinsurance Brokers, Primary insurers, Managing General Agencies, Wholesale Distributors, Claims Handlers and Retail Agent-Brokers. Determining where “Customs and Practices” were not honored requires an understanding of the separate standards of each participant layer and how they overlap and intertwine.

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Knowledge and Experience

His employment history includes underwriting positions at major P&C companies as well as building the fifth largest insurance brokerage in California (out of 8, 000). After selling his company to the world’s largest insurance broker, Aon, he advised 20 of Aon’s industry practice groups on how the Reinsurance, Retail P&C, Benefits Consulting and Wholesale Distribution groups might partner together by industry. During his brokerage tenor, he oversaw Managing General Agencies (MGAs) with five major P&C carriers, and was the owner of a Managing General Agency in Boston himself specializing in alternative occupational accident coverage and medical stop loss, further enhancing his underwriting credentials.

In addition, Robert M. Anderson held 18 board positions, including regional NASDAQ underwriters, as well as co-founding five technology startups in the insurance space. He has always been at the forefront of covering emerging exposures, including recently advising a top five accounting firm on Cyber Liability policies for its Private-Equity Clients.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

With Bob’s (Anderson)  extensive experience in the insurance brokerage arena, he provides great insight into broker-related issues specifically errors & omissions, directors & officers, and crime. He is intelligent and articulate which add credibility to his noted credentials.

Richard K. Bridgford, Founding Partner, Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian
“Bob’s out-of-the-box skill set has been a tremendous asset to the board of Hampton Products. He is a critical thinker, has many ideas, and supports his thoughts with sound development.”
Kim Kelley, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO
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