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Luke Figora

Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer,
Northwestern University

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Luke Figora is currently the Assistant Vice President for Risk Management and Environmental Health & Safety at Northwestern University. In this role, he has responsibility for all risk finance and insurance programs, serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Rubicon Insurance Company (Northwestern’s captive). His position also includes oversight of the institution’s business continuity, student health insurance and environmental health and safety functions. Luke joined Northwestern in March of 2015. Prior to joining Northwestern, Luke served as the Executive Director for Risk Management at the University of Chicago, overseeing a similar portfolio. He has held previous positions in the commercial insurance industry with Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Luke sits on the Board of Directors of the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA). He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Lake Forest College.