On Monday, Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for Class 4 property and casualty reinsurer Hamilton Re, announced that Peter Skerlj was promoted to the position of Chief Risk Officer, Hamilton Re.

Peter Skerlj
Peter Skerlj

Skerlj, who is a founding member of Hamilton Re’s management team, brings more than 17 years’ experience to his new role.

He began his career as a wind engineer at Applied Research Associates, researching hurricanes and other extreme winds from a variety of viewpoints including climate, the physical impact on buildings and the cost to insurers.

He joined the industry in 2004 and has held a variety of roles in risk and analytics at PartnerRe Global, Lancashire Insurance Company and, most recently, Q Re Bermuda Advisors. His experience covers a wide range of business classes in both insurance and reinsurance including pricing, risk accumulation and portfolio management.

He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario, Canada with a specialty in wind engineering.

Source: Hamilton Insurance Group