Ursuline (Urs) Foley is Global Corporate Platform Officer for XL Catlin and is responsible for providing Platform services of technology, data, and operations to our corporate functions globally. The Corporate platform supports the functions of; Finance, Actuarial, Enterprise Risk Management, Investments, HR, Legal, Compliance, Marketing & Communications, Insurance Claims and Workplace Management. Urs has also led many global transformations, in partnership with our business leaders, to help drive major business change towards advancing our business strategies. Urs has 35 years of experience in Re-Insurance, financial services and technology. As managing director, Urs takes an active role in helping to advance our global initiatives towards; Diversity & Inclusion, Innovation including Digital plus Insurtech evaluations and in helping to advance our culture to be more Future Focused.
Urs was XL’s Corporate CIO for 7 years and Global Reinsurance CIO for 12 years. In addition, she held the Interim Chief Data Officer role for almost a year. Prior to XL Catlin, she held various technology positions at Reinsurance and Financial brokerage firms.
Urs is a member of a number of advisory boards. She is chairman of the Westchester Fairfield Society for Information Management, having previously been president for two years. She is also on two university advisory boards, a professional services advisory board and previously has held membership or chair positions in industry committees such as; ACORD, BRMA, RAA, DISA, Ruschlikon, Insurance Networking News (INN).
Urs holds a B.Sc and H. Diploma Education from University College Cork, Ireland, Masters of Science from PACE University NYC and Leadership in Technology certification from Babson University Boston.