Akos Swierkiewicz has over 50 years of experience in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance underwriting, management, company startup, marketing and product research and development.
He founded IRCOS, LLC in 2000 to provide property and casualty insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, including company startup and runoff, arbitration, mediation and expert witness services, feasibility studies, product research and development, policy reviews and underwriting audits.
Prior to IRCOS, LLC, Akos was Senior Vice President at Kemper Casualty Insurance Company where he established its property department.
He had a key role in the startup of SOREMA N.A. Reinsurance Co. and during his tenure as its Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer premiums grew to over $200 million, while loss ratios remained below industry average.
Prior to joining SOREMA, he was Senior Vice President of Research and Special Risks at SCOR, where he established and managed a facultative casualty unit for insureds domiciled outside the USA and a surety and fidelity bond unit. He also developed a building guarantee product.
His insurance career began in INA’s International operations, where he was underwriting and supervising builder’s risk business and continued at CIGNA (after INA’s merger with Connecticut General), where he was Vice President and Senior Product Line Officer, in charge of construction and energy related business nationwide.
He has a BA in Economics from Temple University. He is a CPCU, former member of the Legal, Coverage, Regulatory, Education & Witnesses Interest Group Committee of the CPCU Society, and an ARIAS US Certified Arbitrator and Qualified Mediator.
Areas of Expertise
- Claims Handling
- Expert Witness – Litigation Support
- Legal Consulting