Ms. Catherine Duffy


AIG, Country Leader of Bermuda

Catherine (Cathy) Duffy serves as AIG’s Country Leader of Bermuda. She leads local operations, including a cross-functional team, and drives the achievement of AIG’s strategic objectives in Bermuda. Cathy is the “face of AIG” within Bermuda for customers, brokers, reinsurers, and others.  She also coordinates with North American product leaders to provide direction to local underwriting teams. She chairs various AIG Bermuda Boards as well as sits on boards for various AIG Bermuda affiliates.

Cathy is a veteran of the Bermuda International Insurance Industry with experience across many aspects of the industry. She was the first Bermudian woman to gain her CPCU and the author of the first comprehensive book tracing the historical development of the International Insurance Industry, Held Captive - A History of International Insurance in Bermuda.

Beyond her professional responsibilities, she has been a civic and community leader, including serving as the only female commissioner of the SAGE Commission, Bermuda Public Service Commissioner, and other service roles over the years.

Cathy earned a Bachelor Business Administration in Insurance from Howard University. She has completed executive management programs through Harvard, INSEAD, MIT and Wharton.  Recently Cathy was chosen to be a Fellow in the Women’s International Forum.  She has also been selected as one of 26 women in the 2020 class of AIG’s Women’s Executive Leadership Initiative (WELI).



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Ms. Catherine Duffy