Mr. Roger Blood provides mortgage default insurance-related consulting services in the U.S. and internationally.


Since 1990, Mr. Blood has served as senior associate at Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management Consulting), and also as an independent consultant to the World Bank and other international financial sector clients. Previously, Mr. Blood was a senior executive with Investors Mortgage Insurance Company, a nationwide U.S. MI firm. As IMI Senior Vice President of Risk Management for 12 years, his responsibilities included product development, underwriting and claims management, pricing and reserves and related regulatory matters, and GSE liaison. Mr. Blood has worked with MICA, the U.S. mortgage insurance industry trade association, since its founding in 1973.


Mr. Blood has performed international mortgage default insurance-related assignments for government and private clients in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Israel, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Thailand, Russia, Uruguay, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Mr. Blood holds an A.B. in economics from Clark University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1966). Mr. Blood has published many articles on mortgage risk and insurance, including most recently the “Mortgage Insurance” chapter in the World Bank’s 2009 book, Housing Finance Policy in Emerging Markets.