Mr. Loren Nickel

Director, Business Risk and Insurance,
Google, LLC

Contact Details

Mountain View, CA
United States


Loren Nickel is a director at Google and heads the business risk and insurance team which is responsible for all Alphabet companies. Loren's team provides risk advisory, captive management, insurance placement, and analytical support to Alphabet. He joined Google/Alphabet in April 2015. Loren has twenty-four years of experience in the risk and insurance industry, including fifteen years as an actuary and four years as an underwriting manager with Aon and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. He has been called on to explain in-depth actuarial, risk management, and underwriting concepts to a variety of audiences around the globe including CEO's, CFO's, Executive/Managing Directors and Risk Managers. He is a six year past-President of the Casualty Actuaries of the Bay Area and is on the advisory board for the UC Santa Barbara actuarial program, George Mason University Chief Risk Officer Advisory Council and the Insurance Thought Leadership corporation. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and Charterholder of the CFA Institute. Loren is a 2011 Business Insurance - Innovation of the Year Award Recipient and in 2017 he was named the Risk Manager of the Year by RIMS.


Casualty Acuarial Society
Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society
Actuarial Science
2009 To 2009

CFA Institute
United States
Finance & Investments
2000 To 2003

UC Santa Barbara
California, United States
Statistics & Actuarial Science
1992 To 1996

Job History

Aon Global Risk Consulting
Regional Director and Actuary
San Francisco, CA, United States
January 2008 - present

Fireman's Fund Insurance Co
Underwriting Director
March 2004 - January 2008

Fireman's Fund Insurance Co
June 1996 - March 2004