ILS Bermuda - Convergence Committee: LaVonne Smith

LaVonne Smith

Senior Vice President, ILS Capital Management

Mrs. Smith is Senior Vice President at ILS Capital Management and is a member of the Portfolio Management Team and Investment Strategy Committee. She is responsible for the management and modification of ReSolution with an emphasis on portfolio optimization and construction. In addition, Mrs. Smith handles all administration requirements related to Trust Assets.

Mrs. Smith has over twelve years of experience in the Bermuda reinsurance industry, starting at Axis Specialty Limited in 2004 as a Technical Assistant, providing support to the Underwriters. In 2005, Mrs. Smith transitioned to the Catastrophe Modeling team as a Modeling Analyst. Her responsibilities included Catastrophe Modeling utilizing AIR, RMS and EQE for multiple lines of business, exposure management and data analysis. In 2007, Mrs. Smith joined Flagstone Reinsurance as Senior Catastrophe Analyst, responsible for the operation of the modeling environment operating AIR and RMS models and she managed the catastrophe modeling team consisting of twenty analysts located in India, Halifax and Puerto Rico. Mrs. Smith was promoted in 2008 to North American Underwriter where she specialized in underwriting regionally diverse single- and multi-year property accounts.

Mrs. Smith graduated from St. John’s University in 2003 with a B.S. in Risk Management and Insurance. Mrs. Smith obtained the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) in 2005 and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation in 2010.


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