John Dickson is president and CEO of Aon Edge. In this role, Dickson oversees the delivery of primary, private flood insurance solutions as an alternative to federally backed flood insurance.
Prior to Aon Edge, Dickson served as vice president, product/surplus lines broker for QBE America, where he managed product development, pricing and underwriting, regulatory relations and the surplus lines brokerage.
A seasoned veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Dickson has also held positions with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, Balboa Insurance Group and Blank & Meehan, PA.
An established thought leader in the insurance industry, Dickson is featured frequently in insurance and business media, such as Independent Agent, PropertyCasualty360.com and the Insurance Journal.
Dickson holds a BSE in biomedical engineering from Duke University, as well as his JD from Florida State University College of Law.
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