Steve is Managing Director, Global ILS Management, of Aon Captive & Insurance Management (ACIM). Based in Bermuda, Steve is responsible for overseeing Aon’s global ILS insurance management operations which provide full insurance management and advisory services for catastrophe bonds, sidecars and collateralized reinsurance vehicles, and for Aon’s White Rock group of transformer companies located in Bermuda, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Malta and Vermont.
Steve has more than 24 years of experience as a capital markets professional, ILS investment banker, insurance underwriter and reinsurance broker, with previous assignments in Los Angeles, London, New York and Bermuda. Steve gained senior-level ILS and offshore insurance management experience as Senior Vice President and Head of Cayman Islands office for the Horseshoe Group, as Head of ILS at Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller, as SVP at Willis Capital Markets, and as Head of ILS and collateralized reinsurance at U.S. RE Securities. Other prior appointments include start-up financial guaranty reinsurance company Longtail Re, Managing Director at ACA Financial Guaranty Corp. and SVP at Aon Capital Markets and Special Risk Services (SRS). Steve holds a B.A. in Economics from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of California-Davis. During his career, Steve was formerly licensed as a FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities representative and as a property and casualty insurance broker. Steve served previously on the Executive Committee of the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC) where he was also Chairman of IMAC’s Marketing Committee.