Christopher J. Boggs is the vice president of education for Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance. He joined the insurance industry in 1990. He is a self-proclaimed insurance geek with a true passion for the insurance profession and a desire for continual learning.
He is responsible for managing all aspects of the Academy from researching, writing and presenting his own classes to managing a group of renowned instructors to developing and managing the education schedule.
In his career, Boggs has written more than 300 insurance and risk management-related articles on a wide range of topics as diverse as credit default swaps, the MCS-90 and enterprise risk management. This does not include the seven e-books — short, one-topic books covering various insurance and risk management-related subjects — that Boggs has written.
Boggs has also written and published six insurance and risk management-related books:
“The Insurance Professional’s Practical Guide to Workers’ Compensation: From History through Audit – Second Edition;”
“Business Income Insurance Demystified: The Simplified Guide to Time Element Coverages – Third Edition;”
“Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified: The Ultimate ‘How to’ Insurance Guide for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters and Adjusters;”
“Wow! I Never Knew That! 12 of the Most Misunderstood and Misused P&C Coverages, Concepts and Exclusions;”
“Insurance, Risk & Risk Management! The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Risk Management and Insurance;” and
“Workers’ Compensation: How You Can Effectively Answer Your Clients’ 12 Most Commonly Asked Questions.”
A graduate of Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Boggs’ background includes duties as a director of education, risk management consulting, loss control, insurance production, and teaching. Boggs has continually pursued career-related education, obtaining nine professional insurance designations: the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM), Legal Principles Claims Management (LPCS), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Premium Auditing (APA), Certified Workers’ Compensation Advisor (CWCA), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designations.