Michael Krefta joined Hiscox Re & ILS as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the board of the Funds, effective 31 July 2017, and is based in Bermuda.
Michael has spent the majority of his career in the insurance industry and with Hiscox. He joined Hiscox in 2002 as an Analyst and became a Senior Catastrophe Modelling Analyst in 2004. Michael moved into Non-Marine underwriting in 2006, moving through various roles which culminated in his appointment as Director of Non-Marine Underwriting in 2013. In 2014, Michael was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of Hiscox Re with a responsibility for a c.USD800m GWP combined business unit.
Michael is a trustee of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust and the Hiscox Foundation. He is also an active fundraiser for various charities.
Michael graduated from Bristol University in 2002 with a BSc Geography and was awarded a Post-graduate Certificate in Natural Hazards for Insurers from University College London in 2007.