ABIR Appoint Weinstein: Policy Committee Chair

February 14, 2017

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced the appointment of Stephen Weinstein to Chair of its Policy Committee.

The Policy Committee serves as the chief policy body of ABIR, with review of insurance regulation in Bermuda and overseas, international regulatory standards, public policy in Bermuda, and US natural disaster policy and insurance regulation.

Stephen Weinstein, incoming ABIR Policy Committee Chair

Stephen Weinstein Bermuda Feb 2017 TC

Mr. Weinstein is Senior Vice President and Group General Counsel at RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., with responsibility for group legal, regulatory, government affairs and compliance matters.

He is Chair of RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation, the company’s non-profit research organization that innovates in risk-mitigation techniques and awareness, exemplified by the Risk Mitigation Leadership Forum.

“Steve has been a dedicated advocate for the Bermuda insurance market for a long time. Behind the scenes this has meant more than a decade in ABIR, as a founding member of the Policy Committee, contributing to the legal and regulatory solutions that have supported our market,” said Leila Madeiros, Senior Vice President, Deputy Director and Corporate Secretary of ABIR.

Malcolm Furbert, former ABIR Policy Committee Chair and Leila Madeiros, Senior Vice President, Deputy Director and Corporate Secretary of ABIR

Malcolm Furbert and Leila Madeiros Bermuda Feb 2017

Mr. Weinstein succeeds Malcolm Furbert, General Counsel – Bermuda at XL Catlin. Mr. Furbert led the Policy Committee for 5 years, facilitating substantial policy and regulation work to help achieve the recognition of Bermuda under US and EU regulatory regimes.

“We are thankful to Malcolm for his leadership and for his thoughtful approach to public policy issues on behalf of the ABIR membership. We are happy that he remains with ABIR as a serving member,” said Ms. Madeiros.

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