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Andrea Keenan

Andrea Keenan

Chief Strategy Officer, AM Best

Andrea Keena directs AM Best Rating Services' strategy globally, and is responsible for the commercial, public relations, business development, industry research and corporate event teams.

Andrea started at AM Best in 2000 as the company's first country risk analyst, overseeing the launch of AM Best's 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 served as managing director of AM Best's America Latina, based Mexico City, where she intiated and expanded AM Best's Latin America presence.

Andrea is a member of the Inclusive Insurance Working group of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) and on the Board of Directors of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative's Principles for Sustainable Insurance. Andrea also served on the Board of Directors of the Microinsurance Network as vice chair for nearly a decade through 2023.

Additionally, Andrea is an adjunct professor of economics at Temple University in Philadelphia. 

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 Associated in Washington, D.C.

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.