Diane Mika

Diane Mika

Senior Vice President, Risk Management Officer
Berkley Design Professional

Diane has more than 25 years of experience in professional liability insurance, focused on risk management and loss prevention education. Since joining Berkley Design Professional in 2014, Diane has led the development of the award-winning BDP Risk® Learning Management System and the creation of risk management resources, live workshops, on-demand courses and curated learning plans to help architects and engineers improve their business practices and mitigate loss.
In her career, she has led in-depth claim studies to reveal the breakdowns in business practices that can lead to risk exposure, translating that heightened awareness of the risks that design professionals face into meaningful and effective training programs.
Diane is a regular speaker at professional industry and association events. She reviews contracts and is the editor of the BDP Contract Review Guide, as well as the author of numerous articles, guides and courses on topics including communication, documentation, contracts, scope creep and more. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational behavior from the University of San Francisco and is also a certified instructional designer. Diane is based in Monterey, California.

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