Andrew Maneval

Chesham Consulting, LLC

Also serving London, England.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19019


Business, Commercial, Contract, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Medical Malpractice, Partnership Disputes, Personal Injury, Securities

Andrew Maneval is the President of Chesham Consulting, LLC, providing insurance, reinsurance, financial, and commercial arbitration, mediation, and consulting services, and serving as an Umpire, Arbitrator, Mediator and Expert Witness in industry disputes.

Mr. Maneval is authorized as a court mediator in New Hampshire, is certified by ARIAS•US and FINRA (Financial Services industry) as Umpire/Arbitrator and is a listed AIRROC Arbitrator. 

He serves as a AAA arbitrator and is a listed International Centre for Dispute Resolution arbitrator.  Mr. Maneval has served for over ten years as a charter member of the Task Force on insurance/reinsurance industry dispute resolution, and helped draft AIRROC’s dispute resolution procedures.  

He has served as Umpire or Arbitrator in over 150 arbitrations and has had considerable experience managing disputes as an insurance and reinsurance company executive and conducting arbitrations as an attorney.

Mr. Maneval has lectured frequently on reinsurance and arbitration topics, and trained industry groups on negotiations and arbitration.  He also served as the founding Board Chairman of the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC).  He has also served, in Rhode Island, as the Chairman of the GTE Reinsurance Company Creditors Committee, as Scheme Adjudicator for several UK Schemes of Arrangement and as a member of the Creditors’ Committees for Schemes of Arrangement in England and Bermuda.

Mr. Maneval has been admitted to the practice of law in New York (1981) and Massachusetts (1995).  He has an A.B. degree in economics from Earlham College (1976), a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School (1980), and a certificate, Insurance Executive Development Program, from AICPCU/Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania



Employment History

2009 to Present                 President:           Chesham Consulting, LLC

1993 to 2009                     The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HFSG)

1997 to 2009                      President:           Horizon Management Group, LLC

1993 to 2009:                     Director:              First State Insurance Company (FSIC)

                                                                                New England Reinsurance Corporation (Nerco)

                                                                                New England Insurance Company (NEIC)

2006 to 2009:                     President:           First State Insurance Company (FSIC)

                                                                               New England Reinsurance Corporation (Nerco)

                                                                               New England Insurance Company (NEIC)

2001 to 2009:                     Director:              Horizon Portfolio Management Limited [UK] and

                                                                                Downlands Liability Management Limited [UK]

2005 to 2009:                     Manager:             Reinsurance Collections and Commutations/HFSG

2001 to 2004:                     Director:              The Excess Insurance Company, Ltd. [UK]; and Manager: UK Discontinued Operations

1995 to 2005:                     Manager:             Discontinued Operations and Reinsurance Asset Mgmt Services, (HFSG), Domestic Operations

2003 to 2005:                     Manager:             Hart Re Company, LLC

1993 to 1997:                     Exec. VP:              ITT New England Management Co., Inc. (HFSG)

1980 to 1993:                     Attorney:             Mound, Cotton, Wollan & Greengrass (New York) 1987-93:  Partner, Insurance/Reinsurance Dept.

Professional Experience

President, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior VP of insurance and reinsurance companies owned by The Hartford (see above).  Responsibilities included senior management roles for:

  • Reinsurance collections
  • Inwards reinsurance claims (direct and assumed)
  • Negotiations
  • Legal matters including mediations, arbitrations, and litigations
  • Compliance
  • Actuarial

Served as outside attorney to numerous insurance and reinsurance companies, counseling on various legal and regulatory issues, and representing them in many arbitrations, litigations, regulatory proceedings, and

Has served as Arbitrator or Umpire in over 150 industry arbitrations and as an expert/expert witness in approximately 15 insurance/reinsurance industry cases.

Responsible for winding up operations of reinsurance companies that were active in the United States, in five countries in Europe, and in Asia.

Professional Licenses and Certifications

Admitted to the practice of law: New York (1980)

                                                                                Massachusetts (1995)

                                                                                Various Federal Courts (1981)

Certified as an Arbitrator by ARIAS; U.S. (1999); as Umpire (2005);

Certified as an Arbitrator by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) (2009);

Certified as a Mediator in New Hampshire state courts (2009)

Serves as AIRROC & AAA/ICDR Arbitrator.

Professional Associations

Co-Founded, Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC); Chairman (2005 – 2008),  Helped draft AIRROC’s Arbitration Procedures

Industry Dispute Resolution Task Force (Charter Member);

Mass. Bar Association (Past Member)

American Bar Association (Past Member)

NH Conflict Resolution Association

Mass. Reinsurance Bar Association


1976                                 Earlham College (A.B., Economics)

1980                                 Fordham Law School (J.D.)

1999                                 AICPCU/Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

                                        (Insurance Executive Development Program)

P.O. Box 300

Harrisville, NH. 03450

Phone: 603-827-3151

Email: [email protected]