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Lillian Labbat

Lillian Labbat

Head of Trade Credit and Political Risk, North America Commercial Insurance
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Lillian Labbat is the Head of Trade Credit and Political Risk for Zurich North America. She is responsible for the direction, management and performance of the Credit and Political Risk unit, which is part of Specialty Products in North America Commercial Insurance. Labbat has extensive experience in both financing and insurance, dealing with brokers, official agencies and global customers. She also has a unique perspective as both a seller and a buyer of political risk and trade credit products, which positions her well to ensure our risk appetite remains competitive while closely managing our exposures. Before joining Zurich, Labbat held executive roles in global trade, export finance and structured credit at J.P. Morgan, BNP Paribas and Citigroup. Her most recent role was managing partner and co-founder of Metis Markets, a financial advisory firm with a focus on fundraising and structured finance solutions for global businesses.

Educational background

Labbat holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from St. John’s University.