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.