Zoë Layden is a risk management expert with 30 years’ experience in the International insurance market. Zoë is Chief Business Officer at Falcon MGA, working with the business aviation sector to support their profitability through a special purpose insurance vehicle.
As Managing Director of Claveaux Consulting, her own consulting firm, Zoë has guided distribution channel creation for a number of MGA start ups as well as insurance product direction for a biomedical fund. She is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Air League.
Zoë believes in a holistic approach to risk. Managing the systemic risks facing an aviation business comprises many disciplines, not least of all the insurance purchase itself. Fascinated by global interfaces, she has forged a business helping others navigate the complexities of theses interlinked aspects of our global infrastructure.
Prior to starting her own business she was broker relationship and Chief Underwriting Office Airline Director Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. She was responsible for portfolio management and strategic direction of the airline practice underwritten in the four hubs, London, Paris, Munich and New York. Zoë previously spent 16 years at Willis Ltd in London and New York where she held a number of key production and management roles. Originally from Boston, Zoë graduated from Tufts University and is also fluent in French.