Mr. Walker is a member of PartnerRe’s Executive Committee. Mr. Walker has more than 25 years of experience in the reinsurance and insurance industry. He joined PartnerRe in 2002 and has held the positions of President & CEO of North America, with executive responsibility for North America and Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for PartnerRe U.S., responsible for all underwriting activities in the U.S. business units. Previously, he was responsible for PartnerRe’s worldwide book of catastrophe business, in the role of Head of Catastrophe.
Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mr. Walker was a Senior Vice President at American Re, where he was responsible for the company’s Latin American operations. Mr. Walker worked for ten years at Bacardi International as Risk Manager, and then as Vice President of Bacardi Capital, the Group’s treasury arm. He began his career as an insurance and reinsurance broker for Sedgwick in London and Boston.
Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He currently serves on the Board of Overseers at St. John’s School of Risk Management, as a Board Member of Bacardi Limited, the global spirits company, and as a Board Member of Crane & Co., an international paper and currency manufacturer. Mr. Walker is a past Chairman of the Reinsurance Association of America and is a current member of their Board of Directors.