Gavin Davis joins Hamilton Re to lead entry to Property Direct and Facultative Market
HAMILTON, Bermuda, February 22, 2016 – Hamilton Re, the reinsurance
operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, today announced that Gavin Davis has joined the Bermuda-based company as Senior Vice President, Head of Property Insurance, Bermuda.
Mr. Davis will be instrumental in leading the ongoing diversification of Hamilton
Re’s portfolio to include property direct and facultative insurance. He reports to
Tim Duffin, Chief Underwriting Officer, Property, at Hamilton Re.
“We’re delighted to welcome Gavin to our team in Bermuda,” said Hamilton Re
CEO Kathleen Reardon. “His arrival is timely, as our recent marketing initiatives
have confirmed that there’s interest amongst our business partners in the lines of
business that Gavin will add to our portfolio. His expertise, and the high regard
with which he’s held by our clients, will facilitate our acceptance as a preferred
Property D&F underwriter.”
Mr. Davis joins Hamilton Re with over 20 years’ combined experience (15 years
in re/insurance and five years in the capital markets and private equity industry)
in both New York and Bermuda.
From November 2012 until August 2015, Mr. Davis was Vice President and
Underwriter and, most recently, promoted to head up the Direct & Facultative
platform at Montpelier Reinsurance Ltd. Before joining Montpelier Re, he
managed the US Direct Insurance Property portfolio at AXIS Specialty Ltd. for
From 2005 until 2009, Mr. Davis was a senior Property & Energy broker with Guy
Carpenter in Bermuda. He also held positions as a Senior Financial Advisor and
Equity Arbitrage Trader with two Bermuda companies from 2001 to 2005 and
obtained his NASD Securities License during that time.
Mr. Davis began his career with General Reinsurance Corp. and was based in
their Manhattan offices from 1995 until 1998 before relocating to Bermuda in
1999. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Colby College,
About Hamilton Insurance Group
Hamilton Insurance Group is the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations that underwrite property and casualty risks in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s. The company leverages analytics and research to create underwriting and investment value for its clients and shareholders. For more information, please visit www.hamiltongroup.com.