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Executive General Adjuster

Nick Hanes

Executive General Adjuster


Before joining McLarens, Nick Hanes was the Senior Vice President of Underwriting and MGA Operations at an insurance start-up on the cutting edge of utilizing data-analytics and underwriting to address specialty insurance solutions for unique and emerging exposures. With a focus on the Entertainment industry, brought to market the only insurance carrier backed Coronavirus policy tailored to the needs of the television and film industry, binding policies just four months after the initial shutdown of the industry. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, Nick was a part of a small team that significantly enhanced the Lloyd’s of London disgrace insurance policy, with initial focus on redesigning the product for Hollywood insureds including major film studios and agencies.

Prior to that role, Nick spent his career with a leading insurer and a leading MGA underwriting all facets of Entertainment Contingency Insurance including Event Cancellation, Non-Appearance, Weather, Film Production (including Buy-Backs, Death, Accident & Disgrace), Prize Indemnity, Event Liability and Contract Bonus. During this time Nick oversaw important technological improvements to the way insureds access their insurance coverage including producing the first all- digital weather insurance policy and launching direct-to-insured and direct-to-broker portals for quoting and binding Event Cancelation and Weather insurance.

Nick is the current President of the North American Contingency Association (NACA) and he has taught over 2,500 credit hours of Continuing Education Courses to attendees throughout the country. Nick is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts – Amherst Sports Management Program, which is highly ranked globally on a consistent basis.

Office Address / Contact Information

Local Time: 07:17 pm
Local Date: 06 July, 2022

Industry Certification

P&C Licensed in all 50 states


University of Massachusetts, Amherst - BA, Sports Management (cum laude)


Additional Expertise

Contingency, Entertainment: Film & TV and Sports, Weather Perils, Disgrace

Adjuster Experience

16 years 2006