Mr. Timothy Kinsella is a Senior Consultant and Risk and Catastrophe Management Specialist at Iknow LLC. He has over 30 years of experience building new businesses, improving operational efficiency, and leading strategic initiatives. Mr. Kinsella’s knowledge is based on leadership positions in product innovation, operations, information technology, and marketing and sales, and he has significant professional experience in management consulting.
Mr. Kinsella has the following relevant expertise and capabilities:
- Business Consulting. Mr. Kinsella has led numerous major consulting project initiatives during his career. He has worked in the consulting operations of Ernst & Young and KPMG, and as an internal consultant at AIG and AlliedSignal as well as an independent risk management consultant to the insurance industry. He has delivered on a broad range of assignments for clients in North America and Europe including strategy development, business process redesign, risk quantification, and information technology design and implementation. Projects frequently required varied approaches to problem definition and solution design and implementation including diagnostic assessments, facilitated interviews and work sessions, Six Sigma analytics, and activity-based process analysis. All projects required the use of change management methods to ensure adoption to the new business environment. The size of his consulting projects typically ranges from $250,000 to $5 million.
- Current State Diagnostic Assessments. Mr. Kinsella has conducted numerous diagnostic assessment consulting projects to develop a baseline understanding of a business situation. He has conducted various types of reviews, including reviews for organizations experiencing significant cost overruns and risk management reviews for companies seeking to implement more proactive strategies to control risk sources.
- Business Process Analysis and Redesign. Since 2001, Mr. Kinsella has been working on the forefront of developing advanced workflow management systems to optimize process efficiency in the manually intensive commercial insurance industry. He has been directly involved in conducting current state and future state business process assessments including workflow, FTE (full-time equivalents), and cycle time determination along with throughput and decision criteria.
- Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Mitigation Planning. Through his consulting work and his decade-long career with AIG performing risk analysis and mitigation planning, Mr. Kinsella has well over a decade of experience conducting probabilistic risk assessments in the context of business process analysis and redesign projects. Specifically, Mr. Kinsella has led projects to assess enterprise risk exposures at insurance companies and at companies engaged in power generation from renewable energy sources. At insurance companies, the focus area was catastrophe risk management pricing adequacy, catastrophe risk model effectiveness, and risk transfer program design. Within the renewable power generation the focus was equipment reliability and assessing the effectiveness of warranty and business interruption coverage to manage outage including requirements to power purchase agreements.
Prior to joining Iknow LLC, Mr. Kinsella was the Founder and Managing Principal of TCoR Consulting where he worked with industry experts to solve complex insurance and risk management problems using a Total Cost of Risk (TCoR) framework. Key focus areas included probabilistic business interruption loss models for mechanical and electric breakdown, property risks for electric power generation facilities (coal, gas, wind, solar); product warranty program design and management; supply chain risk management frameworks; and U.S. flood risk assessments.
Prior to starting TCoR Consulting Mr. Kinsella served as Senior Vice President of Operations & Systems at AIG’s Global Marine and Energy and Executive Liability business units. At AIG, Mr. Kinsella led the effort to ensure that Global Marine & Energy and National Union’s end-to-end business processes were efficient and met requirements and compliance standards established by Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley–Section 404. This included documenting, monitoring, and controlling processes to ensure coding/reporting timeliness, accuracy, and completeness. Mr. Kinsella was also responsible for directing the system maintenance/development activities of approximately $12 million per year.
Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Kinsella was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Practice, where he conducted numerous business process analysis and recommendation projects for some of the world’s leading insurance and pharmaceuticals companies. Mr. Kinsella also led the effort to build a public company reporting system to support a major insurance company’s demutualization process.
Mr. Kinsella has held managerial positions in operations–finance at AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) and R&D/Sales at Microcel Technology (a Rothschild Capital Partners venture-backed startup).
Mr. Kinsella earned a master of business administration degree in management from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a master of science degree in ceramic science and engineering from Rutgers University. Mr. Kinsella’s thesis research investigated the effects of high-temperature processing conditions on adhesion in fiber composites. He received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Saint Peter’s College.