Andrea Keenan is EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for AM Best Rating Services’ strategy and commercial teams globally, coordinating with those teams to develop markets, communicate with stakeholders, liaise with the media and coordinate events.
Andrea started at AM Best in 2000 as AM Best’s first country risk analyst, overseeing the launch of AM Best’s current country risk methodology. She served multiple roles at AM Best, including building and managing economic and industry research and analytical training. From 2013-2015, Andrea moved from analysis to the commercial side of the business and served as managing director of AM Best América Latina, based in Mexico City, where she initiated and expanded AM Best’s first Latin American presence.
Prior to joining AM Best, Andrea was the U.S. economist at Toyota Motor North America in New York City, and analyst at International Technology and Trade Associates in Washington, D.C.
Currently, Andrea serves on the Board of Directors of the Microinsurance Network as deputy chair and is a member of the Inclusive Insurance Working group of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF). She is also adjunct professor of economics at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Andrea holds a master’s degree from Temple University in economics, a master’s degree from American University in international affairs and a bachelor’s degree from York College in international studies.