Clay joined EIA Global in February of 2022. He has extensive experience managing all facets of the credit insurance/political risk business, including broking, underwriting, and claims management. From 2010 to 2020, Clay was the US Practice Leader for Aon Credit Solutions. He structured, developed credit insurance programs for large corporates as well as financial institutions, ranging from single obligor coverage to multi-buyer programs enabling trade in the tens of billions of dollars. He gained expertise in addressing credit needs in the IT, commodities, and retail sectors both from a risk mitigation and financing perspective. Clay also oversaw the construction and implementation of insurance to facilitate enhanced borrowing terms for corporates and lending terms for financial institutions, overseeing programs that unlocked liquidity for clients through, amongst other methods, securitizations, factoring, and asset-backed lending. Bookending his Aon broking experience, Clay worked at AIG serving as Claims Director for credit claims, Senior Underwriter for Trade Credit, and, most recently as AIG Trade Credit’s Global Head of Multinational Clients.
Mr. Sasse holds an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, and a B.A. in Political Science from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.