People moves news, in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and related areas of reinsurance

Articles discussing news on hiring, people moves and appointements in the insurance linked securities (ILS) market, at ILS fund managers, catastrophe bond specialists, insurance-linked securities funds, other insurance-linked security related entities and also across other related areas of reinsurance.

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Twelve Capital and Eos Venture Partners launch insurtech fund strategy

Twelve Capital Management, the Zurich-headquartered catastrophe bond, insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment fund manager, is expanding its strategies to include insurtech investments with the help of a new collaboration with specialist insurtech investor Eos Venture Partners. The pair will launch a specialised insurtech investment fund focused on providing growth read the full article →

RenRe Capital Partners hires Sompo’s Varwandkar as cat bond PM

RenaissanceRe Capital Partners has made another key hire, adding Manjit Varwandkar as a Portfolio Manager for the firm's catastrophe bond investments focused Medici Fund strategy. The third-party capital management and insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit of Bermuda-headquartered reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe (RenRe) has been expanding its team of specialists in recent months, with read the full article →

Vida Capital adds Ainsberg as new MD Chief of Staff

Vida Capital, Inc., the alternative investment manager with a life settlement and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focus, has announced the hiring of Zachary Ainsberg, who joins the firm as Managing Director, Chief of Staff. Ainsberg will be based in New York and report directly to recently installed President and Chief Executive Officer read the full article →

Horseshoe hires EY’s Ben Wright in Bermuda

Horseshoe, the Artex-owned Bermuda-headquartered insurance or reinsurance management, fund administration and insurance-linked securities (ILS) specialist, has hired Ben Wright as a Senior Vice President, Insurance Management. Wright joins the company after working at Ernst & Young (EY) in Bermuda for more than a decade, where he gained asset management, insurance-linked securities read the full article →

RenaissanceRe Capital Partners hires Briggs as Head of Risk

RenaissanceRe Capital Partners, the third-party capital management and insurance-linked securities (ILS) unit of Bermuda-headquartered reinsurance firm RenaissanceRe (RenRe), hired Lucy Briggs as Vice President and Head of Risk earlier this year. Briggs joined the RenaissanceRe Capital Partners team from her most recent role at Willis Towers Watson in June. In the Head read the full article →

Inver Re hires former Hiscox Re exec Chris Sharpe

Inver Re, the recently launched global reinsurance brand of the Ardonagh Group, has announced another key hire, adding former Hiscox Re executive Chris Sharpe as its new Strategy, Innovation and Business Development Director. Sharpe has an excellent reputation in the insurance and reinsurance market, having helped to establish Hicox's Bermuda operations read the full article →

SiriusPoint hires Kull as Chief Risk Officer from Bernina Re

SiriusPoint, the international insurance and reinsurance company that launched as Third Point Re and Sirius Group combined, has announced the hiring of a new Chief Risk Officer, in Andreas Kull, who the company has hired from Bernina Re. Bernina Re Ltd. is a Bermuda based reinsurance underwriting and transformer vehicle that read the full article →

Guy Carpenter names Dean Klisura CEO

Reinsurance brokerage Guy Carpenter has named a new Chief Executive Officer, promoting Dean Klisura to the role, as incumbent Peter Hearn shifts over to focus on his role as Vice Chair of Marsh McLennan. It's the latest change at the top of a global reinsurance broker, which have all seen some read the full article →

Twelve Capital promotes Pawar to UK CEO

Twelve Capital Management, the Zurich-headquartered catastrophe bond, insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance linked investment fund manager, has promoted Dinesh Pawar as its new CEO of UK operations. As well as being the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twelve Capital UK, Pawar is also Strategy Head of the investment managers' Liquid Insurance read the full article →

Descartes aims to revolutionise parametric earthquake risk transfer

Descartes Underwriting, the insurance technology (insurtech) focused managing general agency (MGA) that specialises in parametric and data-driven risk transfer products, has announced a new partnership that aims to revolutionise the way parametric earthquake risks are transferred. Descartes Underwriting has partnered with the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation, an international public-private partnership read the full article →