Yue Ma; Vice President, Regional Risk Manager, XL Catlin
Yue is Vice President and Regional Risk Manager for XL Catlin Political Risk, Credit and Bonds. He has worked in the political risk and credit insurance industry since 2006, previously at Exporters Insurance Company and QBE Americas before joining XL Group in 2011. Yue manages a team of risk analysts based in New York, London and Singapore that is responsible for the credit and country risk analysis of the group. Yue’s area of expertise is focused mainly in the emerging markets, including Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, MENA and Sub-Sahara Africa. He has ample experience with risks of expropriation, nationalization, political violence, currency convertibility/transfer, state contract alteration and sovereign credit default. He also works with credit risks involved in structured and project financing transactions in a wide array of industries.
Yue holds an MBA degree in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern School of Business, and a BA in Political Science and Economics from University of Michigan. Yue is based in New York City and is fluent in English, Chinese and Spanish. He has published various academic papers and articles about political and economic issues in the emerging markets.