AXA XL has appointed Dane Mahoney as Global Head of Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB) Risk Management. Based in New York, Mr. Mahoney will report to Rafael Docavo-Malvezzi, Global Chief Underwriting Officer for PRCB and lead a team of global risk analysts across the Americas, Asia, and the UK.

“With more than a decade working in the financial and insurance sectors, Dane is an expert risk manager and global market analyst. He is a strategic and analytical thinker and will be a thoughtful partner to our underwriting, actuarial and client-facing colleagues across all regions where we do business,” said Mr. Docavo-Malvezzi.

In this new global role, Mr. Mahoney will define, monitor, and steer risk appetite for the PRCB team as part of the execution and development of the global underwriting strategy for the group. He is also in charge of leading portfolio management and analysis of the overall PRCB book of business.

Mr. Mahoney began his tenure at AXA XL in 2013 as a Risk Analyst for political risk and trade credit. During this tenure with the company, he has helped build the Global Risk Management team into an industry-leading data, analytics, and risk management practice. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego and holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.