Michael Blackshear is Senior Vice Pr esident, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for Ryan Specialty Group (“Ryan Specialty”) with responsibilities for maintaining and growing an effective compliance and regulatory risk framework for Ryan Specialty’s North American, United Kingdom, and European operations.
Blackshear is a 30-year risk management and compliance veteran that previously served as Chief Compliance Officer for Chubb’s North American operations, where he successfully navigated the compliance framework integration and transformation during the ACE/Chubb merger.
Blackshear has also been honored by Syracuse University, receiving the Chancellor’s Citation, the university’s most exclusive honor, in recognition of his significant career and civic achievements.
Blackshear was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Excess Line Association of New York and was recently elected as a new member of Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees.
Blackshear received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management, a Master’s in Business Administration from St. John’s University, Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science, and his Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law School.