Evan Freely is a managing director and global practice leader of Marsh’s Credit Specialties, which includes credit and political risk. Freely joined Marsh in 2008 following seven years as the head of the Americas within Willis Group’s Financial Solutions division. Based in New York, Freely also specializes in providing political risk and credit insurance expertise to financial institutions and large corporations.
Freely began his career in insurance with FCIA Management, a leading U.S. credit and political risk insurer, where he worked for seven years as an underwriter of trade credit and contract frustration insurance. Freely also has four years of commercial banking experience, which included formal credit training at Chemical Bank. With 27 years’ experience as a commercial banker, insurance underwriter and broker, Freely is uniquely qualified to advise Marsh clients on the full range of products available in the political risk and credit insurance industry
He has a B.S. in finance and M.S. in international business from Seton Hall University.