Katherine Keefe

Managing Dir., Cyber Incident Management Leader, Marsh


Managing Director, Cyber Incident Management Leader, US and Canada, Marsh     

Current Responsibilities

Katherine joined Marsh in October 2020 as the US Cyber Incident Management Leader. In this role, Katherine is responsible for leading Marsh’s efforts to assist clients responding to and managing cyber events, including data breaches and ransomware attacks, and advising them on pre and post cyber incident management. She also oversees Marsh’s relationships with the broader cyber incident management marketplace, including breach coaches, forensic investigators, and cyber insurers.



Prior to joining Marsh, Katherine served as Head of Beazley Breach Response Services for eight years. Katherine is a lawyer and prior to her insurance career, she specialized in all aspects of health care law including data privacy and security.  She counseled clients on regulatory, transactional, compliance and risk management issues as a law firm partner and as in-house counsel to an academic medical center and a large Blue Cross plan.


Recognition and Media

Under Katherine’s leadership, the Breach Response Services team won the Advisen Cyber Risk Team of the Year award in the Event Response or Pre-Breach Services categories every year from 2014 through 2020.  Katherine is a frequent speaker in legal and insurance forums including the American Health Lawyers Association, NetDiligence and PLUS.  She has been interviewed extensively for her expertise in such media outlets as Fox Business News, Business Insurance and Bloomberg Business.