BERMUDA’S RISK TRANSFER HALL OF FAME
In the October issue of Bermuda:Re+ILS, we launched Bermuda’s
Risk Transfer Hall of Fame. In every issue we will profile five
individuals who have contributed significantly to Bermuda’s
journey as a global risk transfer hub.
The launch marked the Bermuda Monetary Authority celebrating its
50th birthday—and the fact that it is some five decades since Fred Reiss
started his pioneering work on Bermuda that led to the formation of
the first captive and the start of what has become a global industry and
key part of the worldwide re/insurance sector.
In those 50 years many other executives have contributed to Bermuda’s
growth and development, following in the footsteps of Reiss in helping
drive forward innovation while making huge contributions that have
resulted in Bermuda’s becoming the world capital of risk transfer.
That is why this publication has created Bermuda’s Risk Transfer Hall
In each issue, we will celebrate the achievements of five individuals
who have contributed to this journey through Bermuda’s history.
They may be still working or long retired. If they have contributed
significantly to Bermuda’s journey, we will consider recognising them.
The individuals we choose will be selected based on a quarterly poll
of our readers, which will encourage them to suggest names they
believe are worthy of recognition, and the thoughts and judgements
of our editorial panel. We will profile five new names in every issue
This issue features the second batch of executives, featuring five more
But this is an ongoing process. If you wish to suggest someone you
believe should be recognised for his or her contribution to Bermuda’s
risk transfer market, look out for our poll or simply get in touch along
with a couple of lines on your reasons.
We hope the individuals profiled on the following pages inspire
readers and remind everyone that any individual can make such a
difference if they have the drive and innovative skills. We look forward
to hearing your future nominations.
Bermuda:Re+ILS brings you
the second instalment of its
Bermuda’s Risk Transfer Hall
of Fame—in every issue we
profile five individuals who
have contributed significantly to
Bermuda’s journey as a global
risk transfer hub.
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