Group strategy and London CEO
Tristan has a 20 year background of working in the financial markets, primarily in the reinsurance industry, as a corporate finance adviser. He has had a particular focus on start ups and has advised on and helped to build a wide range of start up insurance and reinsurance businesses, including Montpelier Re in 2001/2 and Lancashire Insurance in 2005/6.
Tristan started his career working for the UBS Investment Banking Financial Institutions team where he worked on a number of post R&R Lloyd’s insurance vehicles. He joined Benfield Advisory, Benfield’s corporate finance division, in 1997 and then ran this business from 2000 until 2011.
He has been involved in all aspects of building start up reinsurers, from raising capital, arranging and managing licences in multiple jurisdictions, arranging and managing Financial Strength ratings, building operating infrastructure and business development.
Tristan will initially support Stuart in building the operations of Conduit Re and ongoing as Head of investor relations and managing the Group’s strategic development.