Kathleen Reardon

Chief Executive Officer, Hamilton Re, Ltd.

Kathleen Reardon was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Re, Ltd. in 2014. A member of Hamilton’s founding management team, Kathleen has approximately 25 years of re/insurance industry experience.

Prior to Hamilton, Kathleen served as SVP, Chief Underwriting Officer International for ACE (now Chubb) Tempest Re Bermuda. She joined ACE Tempest Re after working in key underwriting leadership roles at ACE Financial Solutions International.

Before moving to Bermuda, Kathleen held various actuarial roles at ACE USA following ACE Limited’s acquisition of CIGNA’s P&C business in 1999, having begun her career at CIGNA as an actuarial assistant.

Kathleen has been appointed chair for the Reinsurance Association of America for the 2020 fiscal year. She sits on the Board of Directors for Blue Marble Microinsurance, an insurance startup with a mission for protecting the underserved. Kathleen is Co-founder and Board member of Women in Reinsurance in Bermuda, having served as Chair from 2014-2019 leading its mission to encourage the development and promotion of women within the reinsurance industry; and serves as a founding Committee Member of WeSpeak Bermuda, creating development opportunities for professional women. Kathleen was elected to the Drexel University Board of Trustees effective May 6, 2020, having been nominated to the President’s Leadership Council in 2018, and inducted into The Drexel 100, its alumni hall of fame, in 2019.

Kathleen is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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