News Release


Bill Burns to Join MPL Association as Vice President of Research

(Rockville, MD, June 23, 2022)— Bill Burns will join the MPL Association as Vice President of Research on September 6, 2022. Burns comes to the Association from Conning where he spent five years as a director on the insurance research team with a specific focus on the MPL industry. Prior to joining Conning, Burns was the head of reinsurance loss reserving at Everest Re. He also has served as the chief actuary at two medical professional liability companies and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

“Bill will join the Association to create, oversee, and operationalize research strategies. In this role, he also will direct the Data Sharing Project,” said Brian Atchinson, MPL Association President and CEO. “Bill brings with him a wealth of expertise in the MPL community. We are pleased to welcome him to the Association.”


The MPL Association is the leading international association representing medical professional liability insurance companies, risk retention groups, captives, trusts, and other entities with a commitment to the quality delivery of healthcare. MPL Association members insure nearly 2.5 million healthcare professionals around the world—doctors, dentists, oral surgeons, nurses and nurse practitioners, podiatrists, and other healthcare providers. MPL Association members also insure 2,700 hospitals and 15,000 medical facilities and group practices globally.

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