Jennifer Schipf

Senior Vice President, Fine Art and Specie – North America

Broker Client Management, Global Lines – North America

Jennifer leads XL Catlin’s Fine Art and Specie business and Broker Client Management for Global Lines. She oversees fine art, jewelers block and general specie insurance. She’s been dedicated to the highly specialized niche market of fine art underwriting for nearly two decades and recently helped establish the XL Catlin Art Prize. She also leads broker and client business development efforts for Global Lines insurance products. Prior to joining XL Catlin in 2008, she led the US Fine Art underwriting practice at QBE and held various roles in claims, settling losses and performing loss control assessments for insurance and loss adjusting firms.

Before entering the insurance industry, Jennifer held positions with the Tandem Press in Madison, Wisconsin and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and economics from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Architecture from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is actively engaged in various arts organizations, teaches fine art underwriting courses and regularly participates in industry educational conferences. She is a member of the International Fine Art & Specie Insurance Conference (IFASIC) organizing committee and has served as Chair of the Arts and Records Committee of the Inland Marine Underwriters’ Association since 2010.


Senior Vice President, Fine Art and Specie – Americas

Specialty Broker Client Management – Americas XL Catlin

Office: + 1 212 915 6545