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Chief Executive Officer

Rising Edge, Ltd

Philippe on GCP:

GCP #53

Philippe Gouraud is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rising Edge. Based in London, he has held various senior underwriting and distribution roles at both AXA XL (formerly XL Catlin) and at AIG. His responsibilities included leading structured (re)insurance underwriting units, managing multinational and captive underwriting business, and executing global distribution strategies across client, broker and coverholder management.

In his 22 years in the London market, Philippe also founded an underwriting agency specialising in employment relations risks. Prior to moving to London, Philippe has held various risk management roles at a leading oil and gas company, based both in the US and France. Philippe brings his international underwriting, distribution, business management and team leadership skills to Rising Edge.