Who We Are

Knowledge and experience make the difference.

Berkley Life Sciences, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, is solely dedicated to serving the needs of today’s life sciences companies so they can focus on what they do best: innovate and develop products and services to improve the life of every person, every day. 

From the preclinical stage to global commercialization, our scalable products and services address the emerging issues faced by life science companies of all sizes.  

Meet the team with years of experience solely focused on life sciences. Through this experience, Berkley Life Sciences has built a culture of innovation and superior service.

Melissa Powers Melissa Powers Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer
David Bryton David Bryton, J.D. Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer
Claire Pollard Claire Pollard, SHRM-CP, PHR Vice President, Human Resources & Operations
Todd Springer Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Lisa K. Krist Lisa K. Krist Vice President, Chief Customer Focus Officer
Christopher Dorko Christopher Dorko, ARM, ARM-PE, CFPS, CHMM Vice President, Risk Management Resources Officer
Holly Fettinger, CPCU, AU, API Vice President, Segment CIO
Scott Burke, FCAS Vice President, Actuarial Manager
Randy Culver Randy Culver, AU, AIS, CIC Vice President, Property & Casualty Specialist
Team - Phillip Skaggs Phillip Skaggs, J.D. Vice President & Chief Legal & Regulatory Affairs Officer
John Rogener Vice President, Underwriting Manager
Paul Osuch Director, Underwriting
Kimberly Kayiwa, J.D. Assistant Vice President, Claims
Cindy Khin Cindy Khin, CPCU, AIC, ARM, CCMP Life Sciences Casualty Resolution Director
Jennifer Widmer, CIC, CRM, CPCU Assistant Vice President, Territory Manager
Sena Kumar Assistant Vice President, Territory Manager
John Swain Assistant Vice President, Claims
Andy Herbert Andy Herbert Assistant Vice President, Claims Manager - Workers' Compensation
Erica Smith Assistant Vice President, Operations Manager
Maria-Cristina Smith Assistant Vice President, Products & Professional Liability Specialist
Medora West, CHMM, CSP, MPH Senior Life Sciences, Risk Management Specialist

Learn more about how Berkley Life Sciences can help protect your future today.

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