W. Robert Berkley, Jr.

Rob Berkley is president and CEO of W.R. Berkley Corporation. He joined WRBC in 1997 and served as president and chief operating officer (2009–2015); executive vice president (2005–2009); and vice president for strategy and acquisitions (2000–2002). He also has served as executive vice president of Berkley International (2000–2001), president (2001–2002), and senior vice president of specialty operations (2002–2005). Prior to joining Berkley, he was an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and Company.

Berkley graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in finance. He serves on the board of St. John’s University School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science; Greenwich Hospital Board of Directors; and American Institute For Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Board of Trustees. He also is a member of the Yale New Haven Health Systems Investment Committee.