Shima began her insurance career in 1997 underwriting Property and Casualty insurance programs. With a focus on mid to large and global casualty accounts with US exposure and operations. Shima has been consistent in providing sound underwriting and underwriting due diligence with customers’ needs and satisfaction in mind. Shima has managed a team of casualty underwriters for 10 years as well as worked with reinsurers on the treaty and facultative placements, developing a broker network, strategy, and appetite statements. Shima launched the Casualty division of Aviva’s Global Corporate & Specialty, which she grew to $50M in less than five years at market best loss ratios and underwriting profits. Shima has experience in various segments such as manufacturing, heavy machinery, construction, sporting/toys, and food and beverage.