Christopher Dorko has over 20 years of experience in life sciences risk management working in the property and casualty insurance, pharmaceutical development and preparation, and medical device research and production industries. He began his career working for Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson and Johnson company, and then moved to Barr Pharmaceuticals. With both companies Mr. Dorko’s responsibilities included site engineering, workplace safety, facility protection, loss prevention, and compliance. Prior to joining Berkley Life Sciences he was a Senior Life Sciences Loss Control Specialist with Chubb where he performed multi-line exposure analysis and client risk services for a large and highly diverse life sciences book of business.
Mr. Dorko has been active in training underwriting and loss control staff in specific exposure identification and mitigation, developing and supporting engineering and underwriting exposure management guidelines, and providing risk management consultation to clients and brokers. He has extensive experience in loss mitigation for critical industry specific operations including research facilities, biologics storage, bio-pharmaceutical, and process flow continuity planning. Mr. Dorko has authored several articles on life science facility loss prevention and disaster recovery planning, and he is a Professional Firefighter in New Jersey. He has a Bachelors of Science degree from Rutgers University and a Masters of Science degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology.