Varsha Gujarathi is the Chief Underwriter of Gen Re Life/Health India Branch. She is a Fellow -Insurance Institute of India, Fellow-Life Management Institute and a Fellow of the Academy of Life Underwriters. She joined Gen Re in 2011 and now oversees underwriting, claims and marketing function in India. She is also closely involved in product development, audits and training for Indian clients.

She has an overall experience of over two decades in underwriting and insurance operations, which includes stints in LIC of India across various departments and as a programmer. She helped prepare the copious manual on ULIP BUSINESS in the year 2007 in Mumbai Division-III (the manual was (after a few months), printed by corporate office and distributed to all the offices at LIC).

Prior to joining Gen Re, she was associated with Birla Sun Life Insurance as a Senior Underwriter, where she also acquired her Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

She was a syllabus committee member of the Underwriting Diploma launched by AIU, in collaboration with Insurance Institute of India and had held earlier positions as Executive Committee Member and the Treasurer of AIU. She serves as the current President of AIU.