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.

Member Representatives are appointed by each donor company and have the responsibility of attending the Annual General Meeting in order to vote in the Board of Trustees. They also serve as the contact person for BFIS within each company.

Member Companies and Their Representatives

Allied World Assurance - Pegi Croucher, VP - Operations
Aon Group - Venecia Warner, Human Resources Manager
Arch Re - Matt Dragonetti, Head of Worldwide Property
Ariel Re (Argo Group) - Gavin Bishop, COO
Aspen Insurance - Adam Barboza, Director Corporate Social Responsibility
Athene Life Re - Carol Carther, Marketing Actuary
AXA XL - Carol Parker-Trott, Liaison Officer, XL Catlin Foundation
AXIS Speciality - Tiffany Sousa, Human Resources Manager
Bermuda Education Services Trust - Sarah Gregory, AVP
Coral Isle Group - Grant Gibbons, Chairman
Chubb - Samantha Froud, CAO, Bermuda Operations
Conyers - Christopher Garrod, Partner
Global Indemnity Re - Steve Green, President & CEO
Brian R Hall, OBE - BFIS Founding Member
Hannover Re - Gail Martin, VP & Underwriter
James River Group - Robert Myron, President & COO
KPMG - Steve Woodward, Managing Director
Markel Corporation - Sarah Randell, HR Manager
Marsh - Teniko Eve, Captive Associate
MS Amlin - Lisa Finnerty, Human Resource Manager
OIL Management Services - Gail Miller, VP, HR & Administration
Walter Scott - BFIS Founding Member
Validus - Megan DeShields, Human Resource Manager
Watford Re - John Rathgeber, CEO
Willis Towers Watson - Wendy Percy, Executive Assistant
Zurich, Bermuda - David Soutter, Manager of Finance