Vanessa Hardy PickeringChief Financial Officer
One of the original employees of Hamilton’s operations in Bermuda, Vanessa was promoted from Group Controller of Hamilton Insurance Group to Chief Financial Officer of Hamilton Re in September 2015. She has over 15 years’ experience in the reinsurance industry.
From April 2012 to October 2012, Vanessa held the position of Senior Vice President, Controller at Ariel Re Bermuda Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., continuing in the position she held with Ariel Reinsurance Company Ltd.
Vanessa joined Ariel Re in 2005 after working for two years at Rosemont Reinsurance, Ltd. as Assistant Financial Controller. From 1999 to 2003, Vanessa was employed in Ernst & Young’s Bermuda office.
Vanessa, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada. She holds the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda.