Michael J. McCord, MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman
Michael J. McCord

Michael J. McCord is the Managing Director of the MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman and is one of the world’s leading experts in developing and managing microinsurance products. His decades of experience include working as controller of a U.S. commercial bank, chief executive officer of a microfinance institution in Uganda, and regional director for microfinance programs in Africa with FINCA International.

Michael founded the MicroInsurance Centre, an internationally recognized consulting firm and microinsurance thought leader committed to providing three billion low-income people across the world with access to valuable microinsurance products. The MicroInsurance Centre joined Milliman, a global consulting firm with deep insurance expertise and a shared vision for protecting people in emerging markets from sliding back into poverty.

Michael McCord is a highly respected voice in the microinsurance field, working in the areas of research, advocacy, and development of microinsurance products and processes that meet the unique needs of low-income clients. He served as chairman of the board, and a member of the steering committee for the Munich Re Foundation / Microinsurance Network Annual Microinsurance Conference.  In 2015, Michael served as head of the Microinsurance Working Group for the Asia-Pacific Financial Forum (APFF).

Michael specializes in institutional development for microinsurance, development of new products, and analysis of microinsurance programs and has worked in over 75 countries for clients that include commercial insurers, foundations, bi- and multi-lateral development agencies, regulators, non-governmental organizations.