Michael J McCord
The Microinsurance Centre
With nearly two decades of experience in microinsurance, Michael J. McCord is a highly respected microinsurance leader and a strong advocate for microinsurance. He is the president and founder of the MicroInsurance Centre, LLC, a growing consulting firm specializing in research, advocacy and designing microinsurance products and processes that meet the unique needs of low income clients. He is also a founding member and currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the MicroInsurance Network and a member of the Steering Committee for the Munich Re Foundation / Microinsurance Network Annual Microinsurance Conference.
Michael specializes in institutional development for microinsurance, development of new products and analysis of microinsurance programs. He has written extensively on microinsurance – being the author of numerous microinsurance case studies, documents and manuals, including writing the new “Microinsurance product development for microfinance providers.”
Some current activities for Michael include: The landscape study of microinsurance in Africa, projects in Belize (product development, a study of regulations on microinsurance), microinsurance regulations projects in Colombia and Jamaica, and training work in Rwanda and Nigeria.