GCube Insurance Services announces new VP09. November 2010 | By: Danielle Hickman
GCube Insurance Services, Inc., a global insurer of renewable energy technologies, announced today that Sara Eisenstat has joined the company as vice president.
Eisenstat will be responsible for product development and new business growth initiatives targeted at the company’s renewable energy offerings. Ultimately she will attain underwriting authority for a number of key product areas for the organization.
“We are thrilled to have Sara Eisenstat join the GCube team in New York. Sara brings significant underwriting experience and a proven track record in developing the types of new products that will be needed to address the complex risks associated with commercializing the clean energy sector,” said Tim Kinsella, senior vice president of GCube.
Eisenstat in the most recent addition to the GCube team in the past several months as the company continues to build its focus and expertise in the solar and clean energy specialties and will be a key contributor to the insurer’s continued success.
“I’m excited to join the GCube team, which is known throughout the industry for its extensive knowledge of the renewable energy industry and its commitment to innovative insurance solutions. I am looking forward to working with our clients who are advancing new and exciting renewable energy technologies,” said Eisenstat upon joining the company.
For the past three years, Eisenstat has been in the Environmental division of Chartis/AIG, where most recently she was the assistant vice president; Product Development, responsible for new product development, including infrastructure projects, carbon capture and storage (CCS), and international program placement.
Previously, she worked at ICF Consulting in Fairfax, VA, where she wrote environmental impact statements for the Missile Defense Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Eisenstat holds two Master’s degrees Yale University, an MBA from Yale School of Management and a Masters in Environmental Management (MEM) from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she focused on the role of insurance in addressing environmental problems, specifically climate change.
GCube is an insurer of renewable energy technologies for wind, solar, biofuels, wave and tidal projects around the globe. Our specialized focus and robust underwriting authority offers unparalleled property and liability insurance coverage for all construction and operational risks.
With over 20 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector, we understand the unique exposures of these power generation projects and assist our clients to identify, quantify and mitigate risk efficiently and economically while helping them achieve their business objectives.