Head of Commercial Insurance UK and Global Head of Energy, Zurich Commercial Insurance
Robert A. Kuchinski joined Zurich in February 2017 as Head of Global Property, Energy and Construction. In June 2019, he assumed the role of Head of Commercial Insurance, UK, while also retaining responsibility for Energy globally.
Mr. Kuchinski has been a leader in the property insurance business for 33 years with the majority of his career spent in the Property and Energy sectors. His expertise spans engineering, underwriting, and distribution. Before running the Global Markets Property division for a mid-sized global company in 2016, Mr. Kuchinski held numerous positions at the Global Property and Energy division of a major global insurer from April 2000. Roles included Head of Globel Property, EMEA Region; Global Energy Industry Practice Leader, as well as Head of Energy and Engineered Risk, Global Property, where he was responsible for the management and leadership of the Energy and Construction Property businesses worldwide. Mr. Kuchinski was an executive with Hartford Steam Boiler for over 10 years. He entered the insurance business as a Loss Prevention Engineer with Factory Mutual in 1986. Mr. Kuchinski is a Board Member of the International Underwriting Association in London.
Mr. Kuchinski holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University.