Andy Read, Vice President with the Guy Carpenter Public Sector Practice, is a part of the global team focused on the unique risk management needs of government agencies and entities. With an extensive background in public policy, resilience, and risk analysis, Andy works directly with public sector leaders to help design risk transfer solutions that close protection gaps and improve financial resilience.
Prior to joining Guy Carpenter, Andy was the Executive Officer for FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA). He served as principal advisor to the Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, and the broader FEMA Resilience leadership team. As an operational leader for the FIMA enterprise, he oversaw a team of policy advisors that supported executive decision making for FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program, along with the Mitigation, Historic Preservation and Risk Management Directorates.
Andy has more than a decade of experience working in insurance, risk management and mitigation through roles in the private and public sector. He is located in Washington, DC and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech, with a specialization in Water Resources Engineering.