Ilsa Derfus

Ilsa Derfus

Partner - Structured Solutions

Midwest, US

Ilsa is an Partner in our Structured Solutions team. She focuses on developing innovative insurance and reinsurance solutions for clients with complex requirements.

Ilsa began her reinsurance career in 2013, at Guy Carpenter, in a broking support role, before joining Aon’s US Treaty wordings team. During the next eight years, Ilsa deepened her knowledge and expertise as a Contracts’ Specialist, developing an enduring passion for projects that are teamwork-heavy and client-focused.

If she wasn’t working for McGill and Partners, Ilsa would be running a hybrid yoga retreat / bed and breakfast or going for her Master’s degree in English.

“Before joining McGill and Partners, I’d only heard great things about how this company is set to do things differently. After joining, I realized that this company does what it says – teamwork, creativity and innovation, all in the interest of the client. I’m proud to be part of such a team!”

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