Rafe de la Gueronniere

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Mr. de la Gueronniere was Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of New Providence Asset Management (founded in 2003). Prior to co-founding New Providence Asset Management, Mr. de la Gueronniere was a Principal at the Mariner Investment Group, Chairman of the Discount Corporation of New York, and a Member of the Management Committee and Board at Paine Webber, Inc. Mr. de la Gueronniere began his career at J.P. Morgan & Co. where he was a Senior Vice President responsible for the fixed income and precious metals businesses. Mr. de la Gueronniere was a member of the Investment Committee of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He formerly served as a Trustee and Investment Committee Chair for both the Taft School and the Far Hills Country Day School and was a longstanding member of the U.S. Treasury Debt Management Advisory Committee. He has more than 40 years of experience in fixed income, equity investing, foreign exchange, and the precious metals business. Mr. de la Gueronniere holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Brown University.

Gretchen A. Hayes

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Ms. Hayes is a Managing Director of Sandbox Industries, a sponsor of sector-based venture funds, and also MD of Sandbox InsurTech Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in InsurTech innovation and provides related strategic advantages to its investors. Previously, as Managing Director of Guy Carpenter’s Strategic Advisory Group (2013 - 2016), Ms. Hayes developed and led the firm's InsurTech investment and partnership strategy. Earlier, over a 25-year career with AIG, Ms. Hayes held a variety of operational, underwriting and executive leadership positions, including President of AIG’s Strategic Relationship Group, which led revenue growth strategies for AIG's largest global clients, President of the Global Trade Credit Division, and Chief Diversity Officer. Ms. Hayes holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Economics from the University of the Pacific.

Sharon Ludlow

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Sharon Ludlow has more than 25 years of experience in both the life & health and property & casualty re-insurance industries. During the course of her career, Ms. Ludlow served as President & CEO of the Canadian operations of Swiss Re and as President of Aviva Insurance Company of Canada.

Ms. Ludlow also advised OMERS, one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans, on its global investment strategy in the insurance sector.  During her tenure in the life insurance industry, Sharon played a key role in the demutualization and IPO of Canada Life Financial (now owned by Great West Life).  In addition, Ms. Ludlow, along with her co-founders, launched Kanetix, Canada’s first online insurance marketplace.  Ms. Ludlow served the insurance industry as a director on the boards of Insurance Bureau of Canada, Canadian Life & Health Association, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction and as Chair of the board of the Reinsurance Research Council.

Ms. Ludlow currently serves on the boards of Green Shield Canada and EIS Group. Ms. Ludlow joined the Lombard International Board of Directors in January 2019 and chairs the Audit and Risk Committee.  Ms. Ludlow is a Chartered Professional Accountant/Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA Canada) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. She is also a graduate of the Corporate Directors program at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D).

Mehdi A. Mahmud

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Mr. Mahmud is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of First Eagle Investment Management. He also serves as the President of First Eagle Funds. Prior to joining First Eagle Investment Management in March 2016, Mr. Mahmud worked at Jennison Associates, where he was CEO and Chairman of the Board. Prior to his CEO role, he held several senior management positions at Jennison relating to product and business strategy, investment supervision of the firm’s value, small-cap, opportunistic and income-equity capabilities, and oversight of key support areas including institutional, retail and sub-advisory client activities. Mr. Mahmud has served in a variety of investment and management roles at J.P. Morgan Investment Management and Credit Suisse Asset Management. Mr. Mahmud received a BS in electrical engineering from Yale University.

Franklin (Tad) Montross

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Mr. Montross has more than 35 years of experience in the reinsurance industry. He spent his entire career at General Reinsurance Corporation (Gen Re), the leading U.S. reinsurance company and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway since 1998. Mr. Montross began his career with Gen Re in 1978 as a casualty underwriter. In 2000 he was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors and in 2001 he was named Chief Underwriting Officer and joined Gen Re’s Executive Committee. From 2008 until his retirement, Mr. Montross served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. During his tenure as CEO, he successfully led the firm through the 2008 financial crisis and he also led the 100% acquisition of Cologne Re, which became a cornerstone of Berkshire Hathaway’s international reinsurance presence. Mr. Montross holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Harvard College. He has served on the Board of SiriusPoint since February 2021. .

Jason Robart

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Mr. Robart is the co-founder and managing partner of Seae Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm. Prior to co-founding Seae, Mr. Robart served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and President and CEO of Zaffre Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. In addition, Mr. Robart served as Executive Vice President at Health Dialog, Principal at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Vice President at Imagitas and President at Ceridian Performance Partners Canada. Mr. Robart serves on the private boards of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Vermont and several Seae companies, including Hurdle, Kiyatec, MyMeds and ScriptSee. Mr. Robart holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Middlebury College.

Siddhartha Sankaran

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Mr. Sankaran serves as Chairman of the Board since his appointment in August 2020 and has been a member of the Board since August 2019. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sankaran was the Chief Financial Officer at Oscar Health, a technology-driven health care company, from March 1, 2019. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”) (2016-2018). Prior to that, he spent five years as AIG’s Chief Risk Officer. Before joining AIG, Mr. Sankaran was a partner in the finance and risk practice at Oliver Wyman Financial Services. Mr. Sankaran holds a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree with a major in Actuarial Science graduating with distinction from the University of Waterloo.

Peter Tan

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Mr. Tan is currently Chairman of CMIG International Holding Pte. Ltd. and CM Bermuda Limited and a non-executive director of Skandia Holding de Colombia, S.A. He continues to run his family offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai and was Chairman of Chongqing Zongjin Investment Co., Ltd, the financial arm of Zongshen Industrial Group. He was on the Board of Israel Infinity Agriculture Fund and a non-executive director of Harbour Air. In 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer of IDI, Inc. (NYSE: IDI). Peter was also a partner and founding team of SIG China, Susquehanna International Group’s China private equity and venture capital fund. Since 2005, Mr. Tan has been actively involved in over 40 investments in China, 12 of which were eventually list- ed on international stock exchanges. Peter formerly served on the board of multiple companies prior to their U.S. listing, including Home Inns (NASDAQ: HMIN), E-House (NYSE: EJ) and Bona Entertainment Group (NASDAQ: BONA). Prior to SIG China, Mr. Tan was an attorney with White & Case LLP (2003) and Perkins Coie LLP (1997), where he founded the Asian private equity & venture capital practices of the firms in Hong Kong. He is an advocate & solicitor of England & Wales, Hong Kong and Singapore. Peter graduated with an LL.B Honors from the National University of Singapore.

Joshua L. Targoff

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Mr. Targoff is currently a Partner of Third Point LLC where he serves as General Counsel (since 2008) and Chief Operating Officer (since 2009). Prior to joining Third Point LLC, Mr. Targoff served in the legal department of Jefferies & Company, Inc. (2003 - 2008) where he was most recently the General Counsel of Investment Banking. Mr. Targoff was previously an associate in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (1996 to 2003). He serves as a director of Third Point Offshore Investors Limited, Third Point Offshore Fund, Ltd. and Third Point Ultra Ltd. Mr. Targoff holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Brown University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Yale Law School.