Senior Managing Director – Strategy & Communications, AM Best Rating Services
As head of Strategy and Communications, Andrea Keenan is responsible for AM Best’s Industry Relations, Business Development, Public Relations and Events Coordination efforts.
Andrea started at AM Best in 2000 as AM Best’s first Country Risk Analyst, overseeing the launch of AM Best’s current Country Risk Methodology. She eventually served multiple roles at AM Best including heading up Economic and Industry Research, Ratings Criteria and Analytical Training. From 2013-2015 Andrea served as Managing Director of AM Best América Latina based in Mexico City, where she initiated and expanded A.M. Best’s first Latin American presence.
Prior to joining AM Best, Andrea was the U.S. Economic Analyst at Toyota Motor North America in New York City, and Analyst at International Technology and Trade Associates in Washington, D.C.
Currently, Andrea is serving on the Board of Directors of the Microinsurance Network, based in Luxembourg, as Vice Chair. She is also Adjunct Professor of Economics at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Andrea holds a Master’s degree from Temple University in Economics, a Master’s degree from American University in International Affairs and a Bachelor’s degree from York College in International Studies.