Sid Sankaran

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Sid Sankaran, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Sid Sankaran took up leadership of SiriusPoint, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at the company’s inception in 2021. He was instrumental in the creation of the global insurer and reinsurer, having served as the lead Independent Director on the Third Point Re Board during the acquisition of Sirius Group. He brings extensive insurance and business leadership experience to the team.

Sid has most recently been the Chief Financial Officer at insuretech Oscar Health. He joined Oscar in 2019, after spending over eight years at American International Group (AIG). At AIG he served as Chief Financial Officer of the group having been appointed to the role in December 2015, and had previously served as the company’s Chief Risk Officer post financial crisis. Sid was a key member of the executive team that led AIG through its re-structuring from government support and re-IPO as an independent company.

Before AIG, Sid was a Partner in the Finance and Risk practice of Oliver Wyman Financial Services where he led the company’s Toronto office. He graduated with distinction from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics majoring in actuarial science.

Seen as an innovator and problem-solver, Sid has laid the foundations for a new type of global insurer and reinsurer in SiriusPoint. He is passionate about changing the face of the industry and advancing the consumer and client experience through technology, data and creative entrepreneurial thinking.