TEAM

DIRECTORS

Jonathan Yates

Jonathan Yates

Jonathan is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with over 30 years experience in the life insurance industry. He was previously CEO of Windsor Life Assurance Company Limited and, subsequently, Guardian Assurance Company Limited and a Director of various companies within the respective groups, including Ark Life Assurance Company Limited in Ireland.

He was also previously Group Finance Director of Phoenix Group Holdings plc, a UK listed company as well as a Director of various group companies, including the life insurance companies within the group and Ignis Asset Management. Jonathan has previously held non-Executive Directorships of Paternoster Insurance Company Limited, in the UK, and The Empire Life Insurance Company, in Canada. He is currently a non-Executive Director with the Viridium Group in Germany, including the various life insurance companies within the group. He is also a Director of MIDAC, MADAC and Laguna.

Clive Rowe

Clive Rowe

Clive is a general partner and managing member of Oskie Capital Management, a New York based investment fund focused on companies going through significant transformations. He founded the firm in 2010 and is a Portfolio Manager responsible for investments in media, telecom, energy and health care including managed care organisations (health insurers).

Prior to founding Oskie Capital, Clive was a partner at SLS Capital, a New York based long short equity fund which he co-founded in 1999. Prior to his career in the investment business, Clive worked at Monitor Company, a strategy consultancy where he co-led the restructuring group. Clive is currently a Board member of E-L Financial, a Toronto based holding company with a portfolio of investments. E-L owns a Canadian life insurer Empire Life (regulated by OSFI) and Clive serves on its Board and as Chairman of its Investment Committee.

Clive is also on the Board of Algoma Central Corporation, a publicly traded shipping company and there he is Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee. In the past, Clive served on the Board of Dominion of Canada, a property and casualty insurer prior to its sale to Travellers in 2013. Clive also served as Chairman of the Board of Roadone Logistics, a Boston based trucking company, from 2012 to June 2015.

Paul Bohus

Paul Bohus

Paul C. Bohus is a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Enstar. He has significant experience in the (re)insurance industry, particularly in mergers and acquisitions.

Paul has been with Enstar since 2014 and is responsible for executing and overseeing all stages of the acquisition process including strategy, alternative capital, due diligence, valuation, financial impact analysis and integration. Prior to joining Enstar, Paul spent over 10 years in public accounting, focusing on the (re)insurance industry. Paul is a Certified Public Accountant (Ohio, USA).

Michael Hermann Winkler

Michael Hermann Winkler

Michael is a member of the Swiss Actuarial Association. He is the Managing Director of RefinSol GmbH, of which he is also the founder and Executive Director, providing consulting services for international (re)insurance companies.

Michael has also served as CEO of WRM Reinsurance AG, a specialised carrier for bespoke reinsurance transactions for life insurance companies in the area of Financial Solutions. Michael brings over 30 years of experience to Monument Re, having covered multiple roles in the life (re)insurance industry since 1980.

Manfred Maske

Manfred Maske

Chief Executive Officer

Manfred is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with more than twenty years of experience in the life industry across a number of territories. He was previously CEO and Director of Legal and General Reinsurance in Bermuda and CEO and Director of Legal & General Gulf in the Middle East. He has worked previously in a range of management and technical roles within Legal & General in the UK, culminating in the role of International Actuary, where he sat on the Boards of start-ups and either as member or chair of the Investment Committee. Prior to this, Manfred held actuarial roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK, Old Mutual and Momentum Life in South Africa.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Manfred Maske

Manfred Maske

Chief Executive Officer

Manfred is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with more than twenty years of experience in the life industry across a number of territories. He was previously CEO and Director of Legal and General Reinsurance in Bermuda and CEO and Director of Legal & General Gulf in the Middle East. He has worked previously in a range of management and technical roles within Legal & General in the UK, culminating in the role of International Actuary, where he sat on the Boards of start-ups and either as member or chair of the Investment Committee. Prior to this, Manfred held actuarial roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK, Old Mutual and Momentum Life in South Africa.

Alex Brogden

Alex Brogden

Chief Financial Officer

Alex is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with more than fifteen years of experience in the life industry. His previous role was Senior Corporate Actuary at the Phoenix Group, where his role included pricing and capital structuring of acquisitions and reinsurance, managing the Group’s defined benefit pension schemes and developing significant capital management actions. He was previously Pricing Actuary at Admin Re (part of the Swiss Re Group), pricing closed fund transactions, including the c.GBP750m acquisition of Barclays Life. Prior to that, Alex was a life insurance consultant at Willis Towers Watson and worked on a number of client projects, across the UK, Europe, US and Asia.

Roger Thompson

Roger Thompson

Chief Investment Officer

Roger is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst with more than twenty years of professional experience in treasury and investments. His previous role was Chief Investment Officer at Enstar Group Limited, where his role included oversight of external investment managers, modelling of investment returns for potential acquisition targets, designing and executing optimal investment strategies for newly acquired companies. Roger was previously an Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer at AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and had involvement in AXIS’s IPO and various capital raising projects, including debt, equity, preferred shares and LOC credit facilities.

Neil Burt

Neil Burt

Group Chief Actuary

Neil is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with more than fifteen years of experience in the life industry and a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics. Neil was previously the Approved Actuary and Head of Actuarial Reporting for Legal & General Re, responsible for providing an opinion on the sufficiency of the company’s long-term reserves and determining capital requirements in accordance with the BMA rules. Prior to Legal & General Re, Neil transferred from within the Legal & General Group in the UK where he worked within the Legal & General Retirement Finance team. In the UK, Neil supported the development of the Solvency II reporting, strategic planning and the international expansion of the Retirement division. Prior to Legal & General, Neil was an actuarial manager at Deloitte working on a number of Solvency II and M&A projects.

Kieran Hayes

Kieran Hayes

Chief Executive Officer, MIDAC/MADAC and Managing Director Belgium | Group Head of Business Integrations

Kieran has more than twenty years of experience in the insurance industry. He has recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Monument Insurance Ireland and is stepping down to pursue another role within the Monument Group as their Group Head of Business Integrations. Prior to that from March 2011 to December 2017 he held the role of CEO of Laguna Life Designated Activity Company in Ireland following Enstar’s acquisition of the business from Citigroup in March 2011. Prior to that, from June 2004 to March 2011, Mr. Hayes held a number of senior management roles with Citigroup, including Managing Director & VP Operations of Citigroup’s life insurance business. From January 1998 to December 2002, he worked at Old Republic Insurance in Chicago, Illinois as Senior Vice President of Operations, and prior to that in a managerial capacity at Great West Life Insurance Company, also in Chicago.

Anthony Philip

Anthony Philip

General Counsel

Anthony has over twenty years of experience serving as a Barrister and Attorney in the financial services industry in Bermuda. His last role was CEO of American International Company Ltd. (“AIG Bermuda”). Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President & General Counsel of AIG Bermuda. Anthony has served as a Senior Legal Adviser with Flagstone Reinsurance Limited, West End Capital Management (Bermuda) Limited (a fund management company) and Appleby, Spurling and Kempe Barristers and Attorneys. He was also the Manager of the Companies, Partnerships and Permits Division at the BMA.

David Leach

David Leach

Group Chief Risk Officer

David is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and holds a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Warwick. David has over twenty years of experience in life insurance. He was previously Deputy Chief Risk Officer for ReAssure Life Limited and Risk Management Head of Investment Oversight for ReAssure Group, a division of Swiss Re. Prior to that, David held the role of Senior Risk Actuary for Guardian Financial Services. He has also worked in actuarial consulting roles at EY, Deloitte and Watson Wyatt (now Willis Towers Watson) and as Pricing Actuary at Munich Re. His consulting work focused on mergers and acquisitions in Europe and Asia, actuarial audit, risk management and Solvency II. David has written a number of articles on risk and actuarial topics, and chaired the Stress and Scenario Testing working party of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Oliver Schmidt-Berteau

Oliver Schmidt-Berteau

Chief Executive Officer, Luxembourg

Olivier has 21 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has served in Luxembourg since December 2006, first as Risk Manager and Financial Controller, then Chief Financial Officer and finally from June 2010 as Chief Executive Officer of Aspecta Luxembourg International S.A., a company of the Talanx Group. In his latest function, he was in particular in charge to set up the run-off of the company.

From June 2009 Olivier was also Executive Director of the finance and investment company of the Group in Luxembourg, Talanx Finanz (Luxemburg) S.A. From June 2009, Olivier held as well this position within EURO International Reinsurance S.A. Luxemburg to prepare and complete the sale of the company one year later.

Prior to that, Olivier had nearly 10 years of experience in Germany in a number of senior management roles primarily in Risk Management and Financial Controlling with Gerling Beteiligungs-GmbH, Gerling G&A Versicherungs-AG and General Accident Versicherungs-AG. Olivier graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a law degree.

Colm Brennan

Colm Brennan

Group Head of Internal Audit

Colm has 17 years of experience in the Financial Services sector with 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to taking up his current role he held the position of Head of Financial Control for Monument Assurance and Monument Insurance.

In this role, Colm had overall responsibility for the controllership, financial reporting and regulatory reporting activities for the organisation. Prior to joining Monument, Colm held the position of Financial Accountant with Friends First Finance an asset finance company. Colm is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Chartered Tax Adviser and member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.

Aidan Holton

Aidan Holton

Chief Executive Officer, Laguna

Aidan has over thirty (30) years experience in the insurance sector, with a broad range of domestic and international experience.  Aidan has led large teams of Accounting, Actuarial and IT Development staff through significant challenges and periods of organisational change. 

Aidan started his career with Irish Life in Dublin, where he originally trained as an accountant, working in a variety of roles from group finance to IT and sales. He was appointed to the role of Group CFO in Aviva Ireland in 2008, and subsequently worked in London and Paris with Aviva Europe.  In 2013 he joined the Board of New Ireland Assurance Company as an Independent Non-Exec Director, and in 2014 was appointed as CEO of SCOR Global Life Reinsurance in Ireland.  Aidan is a Board member of Insurance Ireland and Chair of the members International Council as well as representing the Insurance Industry on the Irish Governments IFS2020 Industry Advisory Committee.

Gemma Cerasi

Gemma Cerasi

Head of Human Resources

Gemma has over 15 years experience within the Financial Services and IT sector. Prior to joining Monument Gemma’s last role was Head of HR for Ark Life. Prior to that she held various senior HR roles within Aviva at a local and European level across their Life and Pensions and General Insurance businesses. Gemma started her career with Oracle where she previously held positions within their Learning and Development division.

Warwick Helps

Warwick Helps

Chief Executive Officer, Nordben, Guernsey

Warwick is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with thirteen years of professional experience in the finance industry.

Warwick has served at Nordben since January 2012, first as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Financial Officer and finally from May 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. In his latest function, he has taken responsibility for executing Nordben’s strategy to ensure the business is run off as efficiently and profitability as possible with a strong focus on excellent operational management and communication skills to be able to motivate the staff to meet the challenges of running off the liabilities of the Company.

Prior to Nordben, Warwick was an audit manager at Deloitte working predominantly with a mixture of insurance clients.

Koen Depaemelaere

Koen Depaemelaere

CEO Belgium, subject to NBB approval

Koen has more than 15 years of relevant experience in the BeNeLux insurance market and was Director and CEO of the Life Insurance business at AXA Belgium. He held a mandate as President and previously CEO of AXA Private Management. He was also the CEO of the largest BeNeLux broker Vanbreda Risk & Benefits.

He has led several digital transformations as CEO of Portima/Assurnet, the leading IT-platform in the Be Insurance sector, Chief Transformation Officer at SD Worx and CCO at Banksys/Worldline.

Koen holds a Master of Engineering Science (ir.) from KU Leuven and an MBA from Vlerick Business School.

Aad van der Klugt 

Aad van der Klugt

CEO, Robein, Netherlands

Aad has over 40 years experience in the insurance and financial sector in the Netherlands, and has led large organizations/teams (200 – 770 fte) through significant challenges and periods of organisational change.

In his career he has held various SR management positions with a number of (medium) large insurance companies and pension administrators, such as ING, Nationale Nederlanden, Van Lanschot, Loyalis/APG, Vivat, Reaal, Zwitserleven and Mn Services.

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The Hague
Netherlands

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st martin
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