Kelly Castriotta is the North American head of product development (all financial lines) and the interim North American head of cyber/tech/media underwriting for Allianz Global Corporate Specialty. Castriotta develops new and refreshed products for all financial lines in North America, including cyber, directors and officers liability and all professional liability offerings. Most recently, Castriotta led the company’s initiative to address non-affirmative cyber across nearly 100 discrete product lines.
Castriotta has a multifaceted background, spanning from product development and underwriting to in-house claims consulting and coverage litigation. Prior to joining Allianz, she was an underwriting manager responsible for a financial institutions book of business in North America. Castriotta also served as in-house claims counsel for various carriers where she focused on management liability claims related to the global financial crisis.
She began her legal career as coverage counsel for various domestic and foreign carriers while practicing at a coverage litigation firm in New York City.