Karl MacGibbon

Director of Quality Assurance and Control

Karl MacGibbon has joined Coffey Modica as the Director of Quality Assurance and Control. He has been an insurance industry thought leader for the past 30 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the firm in insurance compliance and client guidelines. Karl has spent his insurance career at Swiss RE/North American Specialty Insurance, becoming their Senior Vice President, Head of MGA and Specialty Claims. Areas covered included insurance defense, construction defect, ocean marine cargo, contingency, general liability, horse mortality, aviation, and prize indemnification insurance.


At Swiss RE/North American Specialty Insurance, Karl set up standard operating procedures and guidelines for Management of Third Party Administrators. He was also responsible for claims auditing and due diligence on several large loss portfolio transfers and developed and maintained oversight and reporting guidelines for panel law firms and experts. At the time of his retirement from Swiss RE he was overseeing in excess of 20,000 casualty, construction defect, marine and aviation claims with over 100 staff that he was responsible for managing.

Karl is married to Nancy and they have two children, Andy, a trauma nurse at Dartmouth Hospital, and Henry, a United States Air Force Captain stationed in Germany. 


  •  Plymouth State University, B.S. Management

Government Service

  • 1981-1985 United States Marine Corps- Infantryman 2nd Battalion 9th Marine Regiment- Honorably discharged as a Sergeant