Frank Kavanagh is Director of Underwriting at IPB Insurance. He is responsible for managing all strategic, tactical and day to day operations of the Underwriting function including risk selection, product pricing, policy wordings and underwriting authorities. He is also responsible for the reinsurance purchase function.
Frank has over 17 years’ experience in the Irish, UK and wider European insurance markets. Before joining IPB Insurance Frank was Head of Specialty Commercial for Europe at Hiscox. There he held several senior underwriting and leadership positions over a period of 13 years. Frank has a strong track record in delivering underwriting profitability across a wide range of product lines and in developing innovative products to meet the needs of target customer groups.
Frank served as the President of the Insurance Institute of Dublin between 2011 and 2012. He holds the CIP designation from the Insurance Institute of Ireland and a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from the University of Limerick.