ARIAS (UK)
Paul Edward Dassenko

DASSENKO, Paul Edward

Member since:July 2010
Address:New York, USA
Telephone:+00 (1) 212 223 1606
Mobile:+00 (1) 860 866 7145
Fax:+00 (1) 212 223 1607
Email:
Nationality:American

Education

  • Post Graduate: IMD Lausanne (CH) – 2002
  • Juris Doctor: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento (USA) – 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts: Walla Walla University, Walla Walla (USA) – 1974

Positions Held

  • President & CEO – Converium Reinsurance (North America), Converium Insurance (North America), 2004-2007
  • Managing Director and various other senior executive positions – GIO Insurance Ltd., 1999-2004
  • Director of Insurance Operations & Senior Officer – Transit Casualty Co. (in Receivership), 1989-1995
  • Senior Broker & Principal – Tretis Group, Inc. (GuyCarp), 1986-1989
  • Vice President – John F. Sullivan, Inc. (GuyCarp), 1985-1986
  • Vice President – American Re (Munich Re), 1982-1985
  • Asst. Secy. – North American Re (Swiss Re), 1978-1982
  • Acct Analyst – Travelers Ins. Co., 1976-1978

Present Position

Principal & Sole Shareholder, AzuRe Advisors, Inc. since March 2007 (Insurance & Reinsurance Consulting, Arbitration & Mediation).

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California – Active in Good Standing
  • Certified Arbitrator and Umpire, ARIAS-US
  • American Board of Neutrals, Full Member (founding member)
  • ReMedi (Reinsurance Mediation) Founding Member
  • Panel Member of ARIAS (UK)

Experience

Appointments in over 200 arbitrations in the US, the UK, and Bermuda. Written decisions under UNCITRAL and the International Court of Arbitration (Paris). Experience in underwriting both general insurance and reinsurance (facultative and treaty). Experience as a reinsurance broker. London market, Europe, Asian and Latin American experience, as well.

Languages

Spanish (fluent to conduct hearing and write decisions). Modest to rudimentary French, German and Italian conversational skills.

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