Steve Kinion

Mr. Kinion is director at the Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products with the Delaware Insurance Department. Mr. Kinion became director in July 2009. Prior to his appointment, he was the senior adviser for regulatory policy for the then Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart. When he became the captive director, the bureau had only 38 captive insurance companies. Today, Delaware ranks as the world's fifth largest captive domicile and the third largest US domicile. Mr. Kinion is very involved in regulatory matters concerning captive insurance companies. This involvement includes active participation in matters before the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. For example, Mr. Kinion chaired the subgroup that redrafted the purchasing group provisions in the Risk Retention and Risk Purchasing Group Handbook. Mr. Kinion is a recognized leader and effective advocate for both Delaware as a domicile and the captive insurance industry in general.

Contact Information

Steve Kinion
Delaware Department of Insurance, Bureau of Captive & Financial Insurance Products
The Nemours Bldg.
1007 N. Orange St., Ste. 1010
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (302) 577–5280