The battle to find, recruit and hang on to talent is a constant one—and a vital one if Bermuda is to maintain its position as a leader in the world of risk transfer. Bermuda:Re+ILS takes a look at some of the rising stars—all under 35—tipped to lead from the front in the future.
Peta White, senior managing director and head of North American Property Reinsurance at Markel Global Re, discusses with Bermuda:Re+ILS what Bermuda can do to achieve a more diverse workforce.
Bermuda has solidified its place as the go-to location for insurance-linked securities in recent years, according to Brad Adderley, corporate partner at offshore law firm Appleby.
Cyber is developing steadily: the ILS market has the potential to solve many of its challenges and Bermuda could sit at the heart of that solution. Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at a neglected period of time for the market.
The Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC) is encouraging its members to champion the issue of diversity. Here, Patrick Tannock, ABIC chairman and CEO, Insurance at XL Bermuda, and Kirsten Beasley, ABIC D&I committee chairperson and head of Healthcare Broking, North America, Willis Towers Watson, offer their views on why this is important—and their own experiences of prejudice.
After a few years of sub-par returns, a continued withdrawal from direct investments in hedge funds, as companies try to ride out the volatility on the sidelines, is expected, says Jason Hopper of AM Best.
Blockchain is often hailed as the solution for many things—but myths and misunderstandings also prevail. Stephen Mildenhall, former head of Aon Benfield Analytics, untangles the facts from the fiction.
As a follow-up to our Women in Hamilton feature in the summer issue and complementing the theme of diversity in this issue, Kathleen Faries, head of Bermuda Branch, Tokio Millennium Re, offers Bermuda:Re+ILS her perspective on the journey of women in re/insurance—and Bermuda’s ability to remain central to global risk transfer.
Diversity is a big issue in Bermuda at the moment. Brian Duperreault did much to highlight the issue when at Hamilton but Jonathan Reiss, the company’s CFO, has picked up that mantle and is looking to make a difference—both in his own firm and industry-wide. Bermuda:Re+ILS reports.
A good diversity policy is a journey, not a destination, but when done right it means the best talent rises to the top—and that means everyone wins, says David Gibbons, Partner, PwC Bermuda.