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35 December 2015 Bermuda:Re/insurance+ILS BERMUDA’S RISING STARS focused in my career development and the company offers paths to choose for me to improve my knowledge and qualifications and advance my career. What are your aspirations for the future? I want continue to learn and improve my contributions to the group that I work with as well as Fidelity as a whole. In the longer term, I hope to be able to work abroad and develop my knowledge in the field. I am currently working on gaining my Claritas Program designation, which will eventually lay the ground work to help me achieve these goals. If you’d chosen a different profession/career path, what would it have been? If I was to choose a different career path, it would have been a forensic investigator with law enforcement. I studied criminology at college and it is a subject I still have an interest in. Conor Morrison Job title: Bermuda investment compliance Company: Fidelity International Limited (FIL) Why did you choose to go into the industry? I graduated from the University of Tampa in 2013 with a degree in criminology. I have been working in investment compliance at Fidelity for a year. I chose to go into the financial services industry due in part with my previous work experience with compliance. I found myself becoming more interested in the field and it was new and exciting as it was not what I had studied in college. I saw an advertisement for an entry-level compliance specialist position at Fidelity, and seized the opportunity. One year later, I am enjoying the work I do and the challenges it presents. Do you think the industry is attractive to young professionals? Yes. The industry has a far reaching effect and makes up a large part of people’s lives. There are incentives for young Bermudian professionals to get into the industry and employers are trying to attract young Bermudians with a strong work ethic and those who demonstrate an ability and willingness to learn and take on new challenges. Do you think the reinsurance industry offers good opportunities and career development to young professionals? The financial services industry is one which offers profound opportunities not only for career development but for personal/ individual development as well. Many companies have offices all over the world, which enables a person to have the ability to travel to these locations and gain a new experience. Many companies, including Fidelity, offer their employees opportunities to work in other countries on a temporary or even permanent basis. I am very


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