Christopher J. Boggs
Christopher J. Boggs is the Vice President of Education for Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance. He joined the insurance industry in 1990 and is a self-proclaimed insurance geek with a true passion for the insurance profession and a desire for continual learning.
As head of the Academy of Insurance, Boggs is responsible for managing all aspects of the Academy from researching, writing and presenting his own classes to managing a group of renowned instructors to developing and managing the education schedule.
During his career, Boggs has authored hundreds of insurance and risk management-related articles on a wide range of topics as diverse as Credit Default Swaps, the MCS-90, and enterprise risk management.
Boggs has also written and published five insurance and risk management-related books:
- "The Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation: From History through Audit – Second Edition;"
- "Business Income Insurance Demystified: The Simplified Guide to Time Element Coverages – Third Edition;”
- “Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified: The Ultimate ‘How to’ Insurance Guide for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters and Adjusters;”
- “Wow! I Never Knew That! 12 of the Most Misunderstood and Misused P&C Coverages, Concepts and Exclusions;” and
- “Insurance, Risk & Risk Management! The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Risk Management and Insurance.”
A graduate of Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Boggs’ background includes duties as a risk management consultant, loss control representative, insurance production, and teaching. Boggs continually pursues career-related education, thus far obtaining nine professional insurance designations: the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM), Legal Principles Claims Management (LPCS), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Premium Auditing (APA), Certified Workers’ Compensation Advisor (CWCA), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designations.
Statutes, common law, contracts and the human element all work together or in necessary conflict with each other to allow or push the workers' compensation machine to produce the result it was designed for - a safety net for workers injured on the job.