May 6, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- XL Group's
Political Risk and Trade Credit
(PRTC) business is growing in
with the addition of
, who joins as a senior risk analyst and
who joins as risk analyst. Both are based in
and report to Rafael Docavo-Malvezzi, PRTC's Global Risk Manager.
"Businesses today operate in a global marketplace that has its risks," said
, XL Group's Global Head of PRTC. "Our success in writing political and trade credit insurance rests on our ability to know and understand them. Mena and Dane bring considerable research and international business experiences, along with analytical and investigative skills that will help us analyze our client's risks in new and emerging markets and support our underwriting units in
as we craft the right insurance coverage to help our client's take on new business opportunities."
Mena joins XL Group from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in
, where she was an associate for Anti-Corruption & Corporate Intelligence. Prior to joining PwC, Mena held a number of analyst positions at ERGO Emerging Markets Business Intelligence in
, Global Trade Matters in
and at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in
. She is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Business School.
Dane joins XL from the Institute of International Finance (IFF) in
where he held various research positions in its
departments. Prior to his tenure at IFF, he was an English teacher in
and a freelance sports journalist. Dane is a graduate of
University of California San Diego
London School of Economics
where he earned an MSc in International Relations.
XL Group's Political Risk and Trade Credit business offers Coverage for traditional political risk perils, among them government payment default, and loss of investments from confiscation, nationalization, divestiture, political violence, export embargo and more while trade credit coverage protects our clients from loss due to payment default by obligors on trade transactions.