Shaida Monshi, Executive vice president, Brown & Riding
Executive vice president
Brown & Riding
Shaida Monshi has built her insurance expertise in catastrophic property risks, catering to both public entities and real estate owners and developers. She started her career on the retail side of the industry, managing risk placement and client servicing. Monshi moved to the wholesale side of the business in 1996 when she joined Brown & Riding. Her first major project was launching the company’s property practice, which involved developing quality standards for the group.
Since becoming part of Brown & Riding, Monshi has been instrumental in building the company’s professional reputation in the marketplace by underscoring its commitment to impeccable underwriting principles and comprehensive coverage analysis. She has a great appreciation for the challenge of maintaining consistency in all areas of the ever-changing insurance landscape. “I’ve always enjoyed the dynamic and evolving nature of the industry,” she says. “Things are always changing, so there are many opportunities where one can continue to learn, grow and improve in their trade.”