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Joan Lamm-Tennant

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Joan Lamm-Tennant is the CEO and Founder of Blue Marble Microinsurance. 

Previously, Joan was the Global Chief Economist and Risk Strategist of Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, the reinsurance and risk advisory operating company of Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Prior to joining Guy Carpenter in 2007, Joan was the founding President of General Reinsurance Capital Consultants (GRCC).

Before joining industry, Joan was a tenured Professor of Finance at Villanova University where she held the Thomas Labrecque Chair in Business. Upon joining industry, Joan was an Adjunct Professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where she held the Laurence and Susan Hirsch Chair in International Business.

Joan serves on the Boards of Hamilton Insurance Group, Element Financial Corporation and Ambac Financial Group. Joan is the recipient of the 2017 Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2016 Wharton MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2013 APIW Insurance Woman of the Year, and the 2012 International Insurance Society Kenneth Black Award for service and commitment to the advancement of the global industry.

She holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Investments from the University of Texas, Austin; an M.B.A. in Finance from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas and a B.B.A. with Honors in Accounting from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas.