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Vantage hires Peter Skerlj as Chief Risk Officer

8th November 2022 - Author: Pete Carvill

Bermuda-based re/insurer Vantage has announced the hiring and appointment of Peter Skerlj as its Chief Risk Officer.

Skerlj will, said a statement, begin his new role in February, be based in Bermuda, and report to Greg Hendrick, the firm’s chief executive officer.

In this new role, he will lead the further development of Vantage’s data-driven enterprise risk management framework building upon the foundation established over the first two years of operations.

Hendrick said: “Peter is a creative thinker who has a demonstrated track record of designing risk frameworks for start-up and fast-growing businesses.

“He has the rigor to ensure the sustainable, long-term resiliency of Vantage. With his technical expertise and track record in risk management, economic capital modelling, and reserving, we’re pleased to have Peter join us in this vital role.”

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Skerlj joins Vantage from Hamilton Insurance where he served as group chief risk officer. He joined Hamilton Insurance in 2012.

Previously, Mr. Skerlj was head of analytics at Q Re Bermuda Advisors. Prior to Q Re, he held various positions at Lancashire Insurance Company, PartnerRe, and Applied Research Associates.

In the statement, Skerlj said: “Vantage offers a fresh perspective and enviable culture. I’m looking forward to joining Greg and the team, rolling up my sleeves, and advancing Vantage’s comprehensive enterprise-level approach to identify and respond to risk.”

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