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.

Insurance organisations

Bermuda Insurance MarketThe official home of the Bermuda Insurance Market. Information about Bermuda's insurance industry, product and company links and market associations.
Bermuda BDABermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) is an independent organization partnering with both the public and private sectors to promote and sustain existing international business, while actively developing new business in Bermuda. In addition to other sectors, BDA provides generic marketing support to the (re)insurance, captive and broking industries.
Insurance Advisory CommitteeInsurance Advisory Committee The IAC advises the Bermuda Government on matters relating to the insurance and reinsurance industries.
BIIBermuda Insurance Institute
The BII offers to those people involved in the Bermuda insurance market, and those interested in pursuing careers in insurance, the opportunity to study locally. The BII is an examination and teaching center for internationally recognized professional level insurance and reinsurance designations (CPCU, CII, RPLU, LOMA and BID).
ABIRAssociation of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
ABIR represents the public policy interests of Bermuda's Class 4 insurers and reinsurers around the world.
BCOABermuda Captive Owners Association
BCOA was created in 2005 with the general intent of establishing a forum for the exchange of ideas and to promote the interest of their captives.
CPCU Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
CPCU Bermuda Chapter is a property casualty insurance underwriters professional organization offering continued insurance education plus social seminars.
BIMABermuda Insurance Management Association
BIMA is an association of professional insurance managers in Bermuda. The Association's principal role is to liaise with Government and other bodies on matters affecting the insurance industry.

BIRBABIRBABermuda Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers Association
BIRBA was formed in 1980. There are currently 30 member companies including the local representatives of major international broking houses and small independent intermediaries.
BIUABermuda Independent Underwriters Association BIUA is an unincorporated, non-profit association of professional underwriting companies which are domiciled and licensed in Bermuda, and which are actively engaged in the business of insurance and/or reinsurance.
Bermuda Under 40sBermuda Under 40s
A social group for younger insurance professionals which promote and foster interest and knowledge in all areas of insurance and reinsurance.
CIIChartered Insurance Institute
CII is the UK on-line professional designations courses for those working in the insurance and financial services industry.
RAA Reinsurance Association of America
RAA is the official trade association of property and casualty reinsurers doing business in the United States.
Insurance Institute of Canada
The educational arm of the property and casualty insurance industry in Canada.
RIMSRisk Management Society
RIMS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management.
BILTIRBermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers
Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) was created to serve as a formal association representing the long-term insurers and reinsurers in Bermuda.

The primary focus of BILTIR is to act as an advocate for Bermuda’s life and annuity industry for public policy that supports the industry marketplace, including regulatory requirements, other Bermuda Monetary Authority or Bermuda government issues, and tax matters with various jurisdictions.

BILTIR strives to provide a voice for concerns of the long-term (re)insurance sector in Bermuda.