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    Part 2: Education in the Captive Industry

    Part 2: Education in the Captive Industry

    Part 2 of this exciting captive series focuses on the Education pillar of the Bermuda Captive Network: key goals and initiatives to promote the captive industry. 
    Nkechi Kiki Oyemhen Senior Vice President – Insurance Team Leader
    Kiki leads the insurance team, with management responsibility for the insurance and claims functions for Marsh Captive Bermuda. As Client Executive and Insurance Manager, she is responsible for providing the full range of insurance, reinsurance, claims and administrative services to her own portfolio of Marsh captive clients, She works with brokers, risk managers, actuaries and other service providers in doing so. Assessing exposures and claims trends, analyzing clients’ programmes and making recommendations for further optimization of their captive insurance company. Kiki joined JLT in April 2017 and subsequently became a part of Marsh in 2019.
    Rachel Derry, Executive Vice President Liberty Mutual Management (Bermuda) Ltd.
    Ms. Derry is responsible for the client service platform and the overall operations of Liberty Mutual Management (Bermuda) Ltd. She joined the Liberty team in 2005 as an Account Manager and now holds the position of Executive Vice President. Ms. Derry oversees her team of qualified accountants who are responsible for managing commercial and captive insurance companies, segregated accounts companies, management companies and investment companies in Bermuda and Vermont. Liberty Mutual Management (Bermuda) Ltd provides accounting, administration, compliance and corporate governance functions for its clients. Ms. Derry is on the education committee of the Bermuda Captive Network and participates in the Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers association. Prior to working in insurance, Ms. Derry’s background was ten years in accountancy practice in the UK.
    Sponsors –  
    Liberty Mutual Management (Bermuda), part of the Liberty Mutual Insurance group. (website)
    Marsh (website) 

    • 22 min
    Let’s talk feet!

    Let’s talk feet!

    FEET. Highly specialised structures. The foundation of much of our movement. Our connection to the earth. But, what about when feet develop a problem in their intricate network of bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, blood vessels, and nerves? In this episode of Best Health we speak to podiatrist, Natalie Bennett of Arches Podiatry, about the specialised care and therapy for your feet and all that is connected to them. 
    Natalie Bennett has been a podiatrist for nearly 30 years. She graduated in 1994 with a podiatry degree following a residency at Gosford Hospital in Sydney, Australia. In the early 2000s, Natalie completed a Master’s Degree in Health Management and Health Policy. During this time, she was also Area Director of Podiatry services for the Central and South Western Sydney regions, including nine hospitals and health centres. 
    In 2010, Natalie was invited to work in Bermuda. At this practice, she developed a strong reputation as a dedicated podiatrist providing foot care services, especially the long-term care of individuals with diabetic foot conditions. Natalie has been an active board member for both the Bermuda Diabetes Association Board and the Bermuda Podiatry Board. 
    Natalie is owner of Arches Podiatry and also co-owner of Island Sole shoe retailer. 
    +1 441 232 2724 
    Sponsor – Lindo's Group of Companies

    • 42 min
    Part 1: Leaders in the Captive Industry

    Part 1: Leaders in the Captive Industry

    In this episode of Navigate series, listen in to the leaders in the Captive industry and find out about the upcoming Captive conference, key themes and aims, being held on September 12-13th in Bermuda.
    Grainne Richmond joined Aon Insurance Managers (Bermuda) Ltd. in September 2022 as Executive Vice President, Head of Captives. Prior to joining Aon, she was Vice President of Strategic Risk Solutions (Bermuda) Limited (‘SRS’) (formally Dyna Management Services Ltd. Mrs. Richmond, by background is a qualified CPA (FCA Ireland) and has over 21 years of Captive experience both in Bermuda and Cayman having held senior roles at SRS, Artex Risk Solutions, and International Advisory Services. Prior to Captive Management Ms. Richmond worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Dublin in the business advisory division working on a variety of International and Irish companies. Ms. Richmond is heavily involved in the Bermuda Industry and is former President of Bermuda Insurance Management Association (which is now part of the Bermuda Captive Network. She works closely with industry peers in discussions with the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Registrar of Companies, and the Bermuda Government. In March 2023, Ms. Richmond was nominated in Captive Review Global Top 50 professionals for expertise and service in the Captive Industry
    Leslie Robinson has over 34 years’ experience in the insurance industry; 23 years in captive management and 11 years as an Assistant Director at the Bermuda Monetary Authority.  Leslie is currently Senior Vice President – Head of Underwriting & Claims at Willis Towers Watson Management (Bermuda) Limited.
    Leslie earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Emory University and is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACII).  She is a Justice of the Peace and was appointed Senator for the Bermuda Government in November 2022. She is a Director of the Bermuda Captive Network through her employment at Willis.
    Sponsors –  
    ​Aon Insurance Managers (Bermuda) Ltd. and WTW

    • 34 min
    Pathways against pain

    Pathways against pain

    In This Episode of Best Health, we speak with Dr. Charles Swart to learn not only about the types of pain that can cause suffering to many. We also learn about the professional methods Dr. Swart engages with in order to intervene in a person’s experience with pain to assist them to live a better and more fulfilling life. 
    Dr. Charles Swart is an Oxford-trained anaesthetist and pain management specialist. He has been practicing anaesthesia and pain management for more than twenty years. Dr. Swart introduced the treatment modality of radiofrequency therapy to Bermuda in 2009, the first of its kind. He is a full-time consultant anaesthetist and pain specialist, both in private practice and also the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. He has a ‘super specialty’ in interventional pain medicine. 
    Sponsor – Bermuda Pain Clinic
    Bermuda Pain Clinic specializes in, Treatment of Acute & Chronic & Cancer Pain, Specialist radio frequency service, including pulsed dose radio frequency and denervations. They also provide Comprehensive image-guided interventional pain services and diagnose & Treat complex pain syndromes

    • 37 min
    Grant Thornton Bermuda

    Grant Thornton Bermuda

    In this episode of the Navigate Series, Tanya Beattie Head of Actuarial at Grant Thornton Bermuda describes GTs global network, their decision to move into the Bermuda market place and their top three objectives for 2023.
    Tanya joined the firm as a Director in early 2022, leading the P&C Actuarial team in Grant Thornton Ireland and, as of the start of 2023, is the Head of Actuarial for Grant Thornton Bermuda.
    Tanya is a qualified actuary with significant expertise across the Insurance industry in areas such as Regulation, Risk Management, Actuarial Function and Solvency II. She brings both commercial and regulatory acumen, having assumed various roles to date across both the Insurance industry – where the bulk of her career was in key roles within the European headquarters of one of the world’s largest P&C Insurers – and also in Insurance Supervision with a leading European insurance regulator.
    Sponsor –  Grant Thornton Bermuda 
    www.grantthornton.bm/ ​
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/grant-thornton-bermuda/

    • 19 min
    Mindful Physiotherapy

    Mindful Physiotherapy

    In This Episode of Best Health…. We speak with Maureen Ryan about how her meditation practice of twenty-five years influences her offerings as a physiotherapist and thus client healing processes. 
    Maureen Ryan is a registered physiotherapist in Bermuda. She is also a provider of services in the techniques of myofascial release, acupuncture and craniosacral therapy through her private practice, Myotherapy Centre.Maureen has previously been the team physiotherapist for the Bermuda national football team the Bermuda National rugby team, and of the Bermuda national cricket team. Maureen travelled to the World Cup qualifiers spanning the years 1996 through 2009. As Team Physio, Maureen has travelled to the Olympics, two Commonwealth Games, and two Pan American Games.
    Sponsor – Lindos 
    SM: @LindosBermuda  
    Web: https://lindos.bm

    • 37 min

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