Peter Daly

Specialties: Risk Insurance Adviser to Emerging Life Science companies including:

  • Guiding Entrepreneurs on Business Insurance needs;
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance;
  • Clinical Trials/Product Liability Insurance and;
  • Global Business Insurance Programs.

Peter Daly is a Founding Principal of ABD Insurance and Financial Services. He provides the direction for a team of risk management and insurance specialists who deliver brokerage services to clients. Peter has specialized throughout his career in emerging technology business while developing expertise in the special needs in this market segment. His work with companies that outsourced operations lead to an expertise in developing Risk Insurance programs to protect their Supply Chain exposures, particularly for the semiconductor and life science industries. Peter has published articles on a variety of topics including risk management for outsourced life science companies and the insurance pricing cycles.

Peter graduated from Princeton University in 1976, where he was an All American swimmer. He started in the insurance industry in 1980 as a commercial lines marketing representative for the CNA Insurance Companies. Since the early 1980’s he has worked with many cutting edge clients including NeXT Computers, PDL BioPharma and Business Objects, actively working on behalf of those clients in such areas as Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Products Liability/Clinical Trials insurance for Life Science clients. A life long student, Peter earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1989 and has completed CPCU and CRM courses. He was recognized by Risk & Insurance Magazine as a 2010 Power Broker as well.

Active in community service, Peter has been chairperson of the Woodside Recreation Committee, co-chair of the search committee for a new superintendent for Woodside School and board member of the Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. He served as the chair of the Board of Directors of the Chapter Board for the Northern California/Northern Nevada Alzheimer’s Association, as well as a member of BayBio’s Board of Directors. Peter currently lives in Woodside California with his wife, where they have raised their four children.