Chip Bircher

Chip Bircher

Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, & Benefits

Areas of Expertise: Agile Transformation, CISO Executive Leadership, Client Engagement and Reporting, Compliance, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Cyber Risk Management Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management, Governance, Metrics, and Reporting, Insurance Operations, Insuretech, Life and Annuity, Operational Resilience, Vendor Management

Chip Bircher is Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, & Benefits at Aite-Novarica Group. He has extensive expertise in operational and organizational transformation, strategic planning and capability development, and transformational leadership for the financial services industries. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, Chip was the Chief Operating Officer for the Advanced Markets Network business and Head of Compliance and Controls for the Institutional Life business unit at New York Life, where he led operational, technology, and culture transformations. He retired as a colonel after 28 years of service in the U.S. Army, where he was the military’s senior leader and expert in strategic communication and information warfare.

Chip has a B.A. in Political Science from The Citadel, an M.A. in Computer Resource and Information Management from Webster University, and an M.S. in Strategic Studies and Leadership from the U.S. Army War College.


Wednesday, July 12, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Aite-Novarica Group’s Insurance Solution and Service Provider Town Halls are opportunities for Aite-Novarica Group's vendor clients to engage with our Insurance Practice experts, review recent research, and discuss recent trends in the industry.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 | 1:30 p.m. ET
Join Aite-Novarica Group Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, and Benefits Chip Bircher, Veriday Chief Revenue Officer Sharmila Wijeyakumar, Canada Life Associate Manager of Field Marketing Scott MacDougall, and Appian Global Industry Leader Jake Sloan as they share...

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