David Govrin

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David Govrin, Global Chief Underwriting Officer and President, Americas Reinsurance

David Govrin is SiriusPoint’s Global Chief Underwriting Officer and President, Americas Reinsurance.

David brings 32 years’ industry experience to the SiriusPoint leadership team. He has a diverse background having split his career in various roles on the advisory side of the industry and risk taking across a range of products and sectors. His background includes reinsurance brokerage, investment banking, capital markets, private equity, and underwriting.

David has served in a variety of senior positions at Third Point Reinsurance and was most recently President of Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd., a position he held since May 2019. He also served as Head of Business Development of Third Point Reinsurance, and began at Third Point Re in April 2017 as an Executive Vice President, Underwriting.

Prior to joining Third Point Re, he was a Vice President in Berkshire Hathaway’s Reinsurance Group for seven years and a key member of the underwriting team. Before joining Berkshire, David founded Hudson Insurance Capital Partners in 2007, a specialty insurance-focused private equity fund, and Sierra Re Advisors, a boutique reinsurance intermediary.

Prior to forming Sierra in 2006, David built his reinsurance career at Goldman Sachs (1997 - 2002) and Guy Carpenter (1989 - 1997), in addition to Citigroup and Ritchie Capital Management.

Before entering the reinsurance business in 1989, David spent three years in fixed income at Dean Witter Reynolds and began his career in 1985 as a commercial credit analyst at Horizon Bank.

David holds a BSBA in finance/real estate from the University of Denver, and an MBA in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.