Management Team

Jeff Burt

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
jburt@somersetre.com

Prior to joining Somerset, Jeff was President of Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America and a member of the company’s Strategic Council. He joined the company in 2003 and led the company’s Financial Solutions business. Under his leadership, Hannover Re became an industry leader in the provision of...

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Brian Holland

Chief Marketing Officer
bholland@somersetre.com

Prior to co-founding Somerset Re, Brian was Senior Vice President of the Life Solutions Group at Willis Re, a team responsible for building Willis Re’s entry into the life and annuity reinsurance marketplace. As Principal in the advisory firm Mann Conroy Eisenberg & Associates, Brian created risk management and sec...

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Christopher Smith

Head of Structured Reinsurance
csmith@somersetre.com

Prior to joining Somerset, Chris was Global Head of Financial Solutions at SCOR Global Life Reinsurance in London, and prior to that Head of Group Corporate Finance (M&A) and Treasury at SCOR SE in Paris. Chris brings over 20 years of client-focused structured reinsurance in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe ...

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Clark Jeffries

Chief Investment Officer
cjeffries@somersetre.com

Clark joined Somerset Re from Bank of America where he was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group within the Investment Banking Division. Clark was responsible for leading a variety of the firm’s relationships in the insurance and insurance services sectors and advised clients on many industry..

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Michael LeBoeuf

Managing Director, Business Development
mleboeuf@somersetre.com

Michael LeBoeuf, Managing Director, Business Development Michael was previously Chief Executive Officer of the US operations arm of Converge Re II, a Puerto Rico domiciled reinsurance start-up. Prior, he served as Chief Actuary for Prudential’s individual life insurance business in Hartford, Connecticut. In this role...

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Scott Selkirk

Chief Underwriting Officer
sselkirk@somersetre.com

Scott was previously the Head of Pricing at Standard Life of Canada’s Bermuda Branch where he led the evaluation of all new reinsurance opportunities and was responsible for client relationship management.
As Vice President at ACE Tempest Life Re, Scott was involved in...

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Steeve Jean

Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer
sjean@somersetre.com

Steeve joined Somerset Re in early 2017, after spending several years as a Principal with KPMG. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, working with international insurance groups and Big Four firms. Steeve has extensive experience with International Accounting Standards, reinsurance transactions...

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Steve Robb

Chief Financial Officer
srobb@somersetre.com

Stephen was previously EVP and Chief Financial Officer for AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA. In this role, he was responsible for all financial and actuarial matters, as well as the investment function of the company, and led a team of over 1,000 employees. In addition, he managed all Tax activities and...

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