September 15, 2014

ILS Bermuda Announces Keynote Speaker for Convergence 2014


Hamilton, Bermuda – The Keynote speaker for Convergence 2014 will be Paul Jardine, Deputy Chairman of of Lloyds, ILS Bermuda Ltd announced today.

Mr. Jardine will address the fear of over-capacity in the market, and how the industry can develop products to protect new and emerging risks. He will also outline the increase in demand for insurance and reinsurance from emerging markets.

Currently Chief Operating Officer, Catlin Group Limited and Interim UK CEO, Mr. Jardine, a Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, has spent more than 30 years in the insurance industry and for the last 26 years has been involved with Lloyd’s.

Mr. Jardine said: “I am looking forward to attending the 2nd Convergence event in Bermuda as the world’s leading ILS providers and investors gather to discuss the latest developments and trends.”

The ILS Bermuda committee launched the inaugural Convergence networking event in November, 2013 at Pier 6 in Hamilton.  The event was hailed a great success and attended by over 280 delegates from 13 different countries.   This year the Bermuda Convergence 2014 event will take place on November 12th and 13th and attract leading industry professionals including investors, fund managers, global insurance and reinsurance companies and professional service partners.

The Bermuda Convergence 2014 event and website will showcase why Bermuda is the leading centre for global risk management and the jurisdiction of choice for ILS funds, collateralised reinsurance and the fastest growing domicile for catastrophe bond issuance.

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