Markel CATCo poaches AIR exec for actuarial role


Markel CATCo, the Bermuda-based reinsurance and retrocession linked investment and fund manager, has strengthened its actuarial capability with the senior appointment of specialist actuary Alissa Fredricks.

Fredricks has more than 10 years of actuarial experience. Before to joining Markel CATCo, she was with AIR Worldwide where she was responsible for leading catastrophe risk modeling consulting studies and software services for brokers, insurers, reinsurers, capital markets, regulators, rating agencies and other insurance industry stakeholders.

Prior to AIR, Fredricks worked in actuarial consulting services at Willis Towers Watson and Aon.

She will report to Sam Niles, chief actuary at Markel CATCo.

Tony Belisle, chief executive officer of Markel CATCo, said: “Much of the success of Markel CATCo’s unique product is owed to the strength and accuracy of the modeling that sits behind it. This critical part of our business allows us to provide our clients with increasingly sophisticated solutions.

“Alissa will play a key role in delivering further value to our clients and I warmly welcome her to the Markel CATCo team.”

MArkelCATCo, reinsurance, Appointment, Alissa Fredricks, Bermuda

Bermuda Re