Meeting a Need

Established by leaders of Bermuda's insurance industry in 1996, BFIS is tasked with ensuring that Bermudian students are provided with opportunities to attain the education and training necessary for careers in Bermuda's insurance industry. This is being achieved through scholarships, mentoring, internships and career guidance.

Our Advisory Trustees are insurance industry leaders who make themselves available to the Foundation on an as-needed basis for any additional help and advice.

Advisory Trustees

Mark Berry - Head of Specialty Reinsurance , AXA XL
Gavin Bishop - COO, Ariel Re
Mitchell Blaser - CEO, Mosaic Insurance
Michael Butt - Chairman of the Board, AXIS Capital
Scott Carmilani - Chairman, Allied World Assurance
Brian Duperreault - CEO, American International Group
Michael Fisher - SVP, Willis Towers Watson
Chris Garrod - Partner, Conyers
Chip Gillis - CEO, Athene Life Re
Grant Gibbons - Chairman, Colonial Group International
Brian Hall - retired Chairman, Johnson & Higgins (Bermuda)
George Hutchings - SVP & COO, OIL Management Services
Don Kramer - Chairman & CEO, ILS Capital
Brian O’Hara - Retired Chairman and CEO, XL Group 
Timothy Peckett - General Counsel, Arch Reinsurance
Konrad Rentrup - Retired Chairman, Hannover Reinsurance
Walter Scott - Retired Chairman, President and CEO, ACE
Robin Spencer-Arscott - Retired Deputy Chairman, AAA Risk Solutions Limited
John Wight - President & CEO, BF&M Insurance