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David B. Duclos

Dave brings 45 years of global reinsurance and insurance expertise and executive management experience with various companies related to the insurance and reinsurance industries. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of RLI Corp., where he previously served as Non-Executive Lead Director from February 2013 to May 2024 and Director from August 2012 to February 2013. Dave was employed at Cigna Corporation from July 1979 through July 1999 in various underwriting and managerial positions including Branch Underwriting, Marketing Manager, Branch Executive, AVP-Field Operations, Region President, and Specialty Business Leader. From September 1999 through July 2003, Dave was the President, Small Business Group of Kemper Insurance Company. Dave joined XL Group plc in October 2003 and served in several senior-level underwriting and field operations roles, including running XL’s global specialty business. He also served as the organization’s Chief Executive from January 2008 to December 2011.

Dave serves as Non-Executive Chair of Westfield International Specialty, Chair of QBE Groups subsidiary board for the Blue Ocean and Equator Re companies, a Director of Maguire Academy of Insurance and Risk Management at Saint Joseph’s University, a member of the board of the American Association of Insurance Services, and Non-Executive Chair of Brightway Insurance Agency. He is a former Director of QBE Latin American Insurance Holdings Limited, formerly known as QBE Emerging Markets Holdings Limited, and former non-executive Chairman of Lloyd’s Global Network, an advisory Board of Lloyd’s of London.

Dave has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Illinois University and is a graduate of the Advanced Insurance Executive Education Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.