Thu, 25 Feb | Ascots Restaurant


Table Talk 2021 is a monthly series of discussion forums designed to connect and empower women from all levels in the reinsurance industry by pairing six (6) WiRe members with two (2) Mentors over a private lunch.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

25 Feb 2021, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm GMT-4
Ascots Restaurant, Bermuda

About The Event

WiRe Table Talk 2021 will foster relationships and support professional growth through the exchange of ideas on business practices, industry events, career growth and personal development.

Each forum will engage six (6) WiRe member participants with two (2) Mentors over a private lunch at Ascot's. 

WiRe members will have the opportunity to learn from an extensive list of accomplished leaders in reinsurance who will guide the Table Talk 2021 discussions by sharing focused insights, encouragement and guidance on subjects such as:

         - business/ industry hot topics 

         - personal, professional development 

For WiRe's inaugural February Table Talk 2021 Mentors will be;


          Peta White, President of Vantage Risk and 


          Anna Pereira, MANA Consulting Ltd. 

          Please see below for biographies. 


          February topics to include - ESG; Impact of Climate Change on the Property Cat market; InsurTech; D&I; Women in Reinsurance/ILS; Goal Setting; Mentoring and Collaboration

Up next: March Table Talk 2021 (March 25) with Mentors Fiona Walden & Julia Hendersen.

Peta White is President of Vantage Risk. Prior to Vantage, she served as Senior Managing Director, Head of North America Property Reinsurance and Co-Head of Global Reinsurance Operations at Markel. Previously, she served as Managing Director, Head of International Property Cat Reinsurance for Alterra, having joined the company in 2006.

She has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, including 12 years at Chubb Tempest.

Peta holds a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A Bermudian, she is a keen and successful sailor and represented the island in the Athens Olympics in 2004. Peta earned her Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in 2018. In 2019 she was named one of 50 most influential women in the (re)insurance industry by Intelligent Insurer Magazine. She currently chairs the Board of WiRe (Women in Reinsurance) and serves on the board of YPO Bermuda chapter (Young Presidents Organization).

Anna Pereira has over 25 years of experience working in the Insurance, Reinsurance, Alternative Risk Transfer and Capital markets in Bermuda.

Anna is currently a Director and co-founder of MANA Consulting Ltd., specializing in collateralized reinsurance transactions for transformer entities and fronting carriers.  Prior to that, she was Head of Captive and Insurance Banking at HSBC Bank Bermuda Ltd., where she was instrumental in leading the Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) initiative for the bank in the US.  She has held various underwriting positions with Chubb Financial Solutions, Quanta Re, and Everest Re in Bermuda and has experience in Financial Guarantee, Financial Lines and Casualty Insurance/Reinsurance underwriting. She currently leads Marketing and Overseas Promotion for ILS Bermuda Ltd., which operates as a non-profit organization and has served on the steering committee since its inception. She has contributed to international and Bermuda insurance/reinsurance and captive sector publications, including Business Bermuda, Bermuda: Re + ILS, Nasdaq, The Times, Clear Path and Captive Review.

Anna studied Management Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada and holds an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation.

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