Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Alan Buerger

Co-Founder and CEO, Coventry


Alan Buerger is Co-Founder and CEO of Coventry, the leader and creator of the secondary market for life insurance. Under Buerger's leadership, Coventry has transformed the life insurance industry by giving consumers the opportunity to sell their unwanted policies in a free-market environment. Coventry's efforts have enabled policy owners to receive more than $3 billion. Buerger, who entered the life insurance industry in 1972 after attending Columbia University, has worked to introduce major industry innovations that expand the flexibility of life insurance. He has been a featured speaker at New York University's Institute on Federal Taxation, the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting, the Society of Actuaries, the Federalist Society, the Manhattan Institute and national and international industry conferences, on a range of subjects including emerging trends in life insurance, the conversion of insurance and capital markets, and balancing regulation and opportunity in growing industries.


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