News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Legal & General Reinsurance (L&G Re) has provided internship opportunities for two Bermudian students this summerand sponsored an education award for a third.
Tyler Kelly, Victoria Lindsay and Nisha Smith were selected to benefit from L&G Re’spartnerships with the Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC) and Bermuda International LongTerm Insurers & Reinsurers (BILTIR).
Each yearL&G Re provides educational funding, internship opportunities and mentoring to talented young Bermudians to support them in achieving their education goals and career ambitions. This is part of a commitment to providing educational assistanceto localstudents and developing on–island businesstalent.
L&G Re Internships
TylerKellystarted his internshipprogramme, facilitated by BILTIR,on June 14th and was mentored by Matt Roche, Chief Investment Officer and Mike Walsh, Chief Financial Officer. He worked with the company’s pricing, performance and investments teams over the course of the two–month programme. Mr Kelly, a former Saltus student, finished his high school career at Deerfoot Academy in the US and is now studying mathematics and computer science at the University of Toronto.
Victoria Lindsay commenced her internship in the pricing team on August 17th and is being mentored by Charlotte McNealy, Strategy & Pricing Actuary and France Griesel, Actuarial Analyst.
Ms Lindsay was the 2020 recipient of the ABIC Education Award sponsored by L&G Re and has been mentored by L&G Re Chief Actuary Zane Olivier overthe past year. Ms Lindsayis currently in her second year of studying Mathematics and Actuarial Science at the University of Leicester. Prior to commencingher undergraduate degree, she obtained her Associates degree at the Bermuda College where she graduated with Distinctionand received the Dean’s Award of Excellence for the Business Administration division.
L&G Re Sponsored ABIC Education Award
L&G Re announces Nisha Smithas the 2021recipient of the ABIC Education Award sponsored byL&G Re. Ms Smithis a Junior at St John’s University and is studying Quantitative Risk Management & Insurance with a concentration in Actuarial Science. Before attending St John’s University, Ms Smithstudied at Bermuda College and received the Most Outstanding Actuarial Science Graduate Award.
She is being mentored byL&G Re Performance DirectorMargotSawin.
The ABIC Education Awards are sponsored by donations from international companieswith amission to support young
Bermudians tohelp them obtaintheir undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.The students are selected based on
financial need, academic abilities, and their goal of attendingan accredited college or university.
“In my first two months in Bermuda as CEO of L&G Re, I’ve been delighted to see the island’s young people embracing careers in reinsurance,” said Amy Ellison. “I look forward to nurturing and working further with young Bermudian talent. I have been greatly impressed by these three students; their focus and drive bode well for the continued growth of our industry here in Bermuda.”