Richard Barnett is Director, Engineering & Construction for Chubb with underwriting responsibility for surety clients that operate with a broad geographic footprint in North America and/or globally.
Rich began his surety career in 1984 as an Underwriting Trainee in the home office of EMC Companies in Des Moines, Iowa. He later joined Chubb in 1986 as a Surety Underwriter in Kansas City. Between 1989 and 1994, Rich served as the Surety Underwriting Manager in Tulsa, then Minneapolis. From 1994 until 1999 Rich managed Chubb’s European Surety operations from their regional office in London, England. In 1999, Rich moved to Chubb’s world headquarters in NJ where he has since managed a number of regional territories in North American as well as all international surety operations.
Rich graduated from Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa in 1984 with a double major in Business Administration and Economics. Rich also received his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1991.