Daniel L. Sussman is President of Ironshore’s Political Risk Unit and Special Risks Unit. Prior to joining Ironshore in 2010, Mr. Sussman spent 9 years at XL Capital Ltd., where he served in a variety of executive and leadership capacities, becoming CEO of Financial Lines, one of XL’s strategic reporting segments. Mr. Sussman’s responsibilities included management of XL Financial Solutions, XL Weather & Energy and XL’s specialty banking products and political risk insurance business. Sussman also served on the boards of a Bermuda-based specialty insurance company and a New York-based holding company for a specialty broker-dealer. Prior to XL, Mr. Sussman was in private law practice in New York at Clifford Chance and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
Mr. Sussman received his BA from Harvard University, his JD from University of Pennsylvania School of Law, his MA (Public Policy) from The Wharton School and his BCL from Oxford University.