Mr. Rob Yellen

Executive Vice President,
Willis Towers Watson

Contact Details

New York, NY
United States


Rob serves as the Directors and Officers and Fiduciary Liability product leader for the FINEX (Financial and Executive Risks) team in North America. In addition, he serves as a technical expert and claims resource on management and professional liability issues, and leads our FINEX Advisory Committee. Rob's expertise includes management and professional liability risk assessment and trends, insurance product design, complex claim resolution, restructuring, bankruptcy and transactional management and professional liability, pension/fiduciary risk and cybersecurity risk. Clients, their counsel and insurers have benefited from Rob's carrier insights, critical troubleshooting, innovative counsel and bespoke solutions. His over 30 years of Financial Lines experience including key leadership roles in underwriting, product development, claims, legal support and broking include Chief Underwriting Officer, Head of Product Development and chief legal officer roles within global and domestic Financial Lines teams. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Rob worked for AIG where, during his 14-year tenure, he developed and drove the execution of strategies for management and professional liability products, brands and underwriting. Before AIG, Rob worked for over10 years with D'Amato & Lynch focusing on complex management and professional liability claims and coverage issues. Rob earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law and Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University. He is admitted to legal practice in New York, the District of Columbia and Colorado.