Francine joined Creechurch in 2014 to oversee the underwriting operations as Chief Underwriting Officer. She is excited about being part of Beazley and looking forward to working with her Beazley colleagues. Prior to Creechurch, Francine worked for Travelers in Toronto, overseeing the Financial and Professional Services business unit (management liability, fidelity, financial institutions and E & O). Francine ventured into the underwriting side of insurance from the claims side, previously working for Liberty International Underwriters as Senior Claims Counsel, specialty casualty claims. In that capacity, she provided coverage opinions and managed litigation for specialty products. Prior to that, Francine worked in private practice as an insurance litigator, having earned a bachelor of laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.