Andrew Maneval

Chesham Consulting, LLC
Keene, New Hampshire 03431


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Andrew Maneval is the President of Chesham Consulting, LLC, providing insurance, reinsurance, financial, and commercial arbitration, mediation, and consulting services, and serving as an Umpire, Arbitrator or Mediator in industry arbitrations.

Mr. Maneval is certified by ARIAS•US and FINRA (Financial Services industry) as Umpire/Arbitrator, is authorized as a court mediator in New Hampshire, and is a listed AIRROC Arbitrator.  He serves as an AAA arbitrator, and is a listed International Centre for Dispute Resolution arbitrator.  Mr. Maneval has served for over ten years as a charter member of the Task Force on insurance/reinsurance industry dispute resolution, and helped draft AIRROC’s dispute resolution procedures.  He has served as Umpire or Arbitrator in approximately ninety arbitrations, and also has had considerable experience managing disputes as an insurance and reinsurance company executive and conducting arbitrations as an attorney.

Formerly, Mr. Maneval was President, COO, and Board Chair of the First State Insurance Company and New England Reinsurance Corp., with responsibility for run-off operations at The Hartford Financial Services Group.  He was also responsible for reinsurance collections in The Hartford’s Ongoing and Run-Off Segments.  He managed Horizon Management Group, New England Insurance Company, the Hart Re Company, Downlands Liability Management Ltd. (UK) and the Excess Insurance Co., Ltd. (UK).  Prior to his tenure at The Hartford, Mr. Maneval was a partner in the New York City law firm of Mound, Cotton, Wollan & Greengrass.

Mr. Maneval has lectured frequently on reinsurance and arbitration topics, and trained industry groups on negotiations and arbitration.  He also served as the founding Board Chairman of the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC).  He has also served, in Rhode Island, as the Chairman of the GTE Reinsurance Company Creditors Committee, and as a member of the Creditors Committees for Schemes of Arrangement in England and Bermuda.


Mr. Maneval has been admitted to the practice of law in New York (1981) and Massachusetts (1995).  He has an A.B. degree in economics from Earlham College (1976), a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School (1980), and a certificate, Insurance Executive Development Program, from AICPCU/Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

P.O. Box 300

Harrisville, NH. 03450

Phone: 603-827-3151

Email: [email protected]

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