Elaine A. Caprio, President

Elaine A. Caprio is an insurance industry executive known for her expertise with Risk Management, Operational Restructuring, Corporate Governance and Dispute Resolution. Her strengths include purchasing efficient reinsurance programs, turning around underperforming departments, establishing systems to effectively manage credit risk and enterprise-wide spend, and forging resolutions to U.S. and international business disputes. She is a skilled negotiator and influencer with an in-depth knowledge of the operational and legal aspects of the reinsurance business. She also has significant experience with how to create a best-in-class procurement operation. Elaine is a speaker on Gender Balanced Leadership issues.



  • Over 25 years of insurance, reinsurance and legal experience
  • Arbitrator- American Arbitration Association
  • ARIAS-U.S. Certified Arbitrator
  • ARIAS-U.S. Qualified Mediator
  • Frequent speaker at Industry events on insurance linked securities, reinsurance claims, reinsurance contract wording, emerging issues in the insurance industry and gender balanced leadership issues

Core competencies

  • Risk Management
  • Claims and Litigation Management
  • Operational Restructuring
  • Reinsurance Treaty Placement
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Gender Balanced Leadership
  • Reinsurance Collections  
  • Catastrophe Bonds and Swaps
  • Corporate Governance
  • Procurement Transformation
  • Global Broker & Reinsurer Management
  • Reinsurance Contract Wording

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1989;
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1990; 
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1990


  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, cum laude, 1989
  • B.A., Providence College, magna cum laude, 1986
  • Mediator Training, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2014

Board Involvement

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, 2017 to 2018
  • Member of the Board of Directors:  Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association, 2016 to present
  • Advisory Board:  Business Insurance Women to Watch, 2015 to present
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Bottom Line, Massachusetts, 2013-July, 2016; Chair of Strategy & Finance Committee and Member of Executive Committee, 2014-July, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Directors, ARIAS-US, 2005-2012; President, and Chairman of the Board:  2010-2012


Member Organizations

  • ARIAS-U.S.: Member, 2005-2012; 2014 to present; Chair, Law Committee, 2005-2012; Co-Chair:  Mediation Committee, 2015-2016
  • The Boston Club:  Member,  2015 to January, 2018:  Corporate Board Committee; Governance Committee; Leader of the Governing Documents Subcommittee of the Governance Committee 
  • The New England Council, Member, 2017 to 2018
  • The CLM, and CLM Advisors:  September 2016 to January 2018