Jim Williamson

Executive Vice President, Group Chief Operating Officer


Jim Williamson is Executive Vice President, Group Chief Operating Officer at Everest where he leads Everest’s reinsurance and insurance businesses.

Jim joined Everest in 2020 as Executive Vice President and Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Everest, Jim was at Chubb where he most recently served as Division President, North America Small Business. He began his insurance career as a casualty underwriter at The Hartford and later led the underwriting and service operation for the small business insurance franchise. Jim has worked in all aspects of P&C commercial and consumer lines both in the U.S. and internationally, and has also had functional responsibilities for actuarial, technology and claims organizations during his career. He serves as chair of the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) Board of Directors, the leading U.S. trade association of property and casualty reinsurers.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant College and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.