David Kalainoff has been with Alterra since 2002. Before accepting the role of Chief Underwriting Officer at Alterra Reinsurance USA in 2010, David was Chief Underwriting Officer of Alterra Bermuda. He previously held senior underwriting positions with Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and Continental Insurance Company. David holds a BS degree in Business from Arizona State University and an MBA from DePaul University.
Matthew Petzold has served as Active Underwriter with Syndicate 1400 since its formation in 1999, and as Underwriting Director of Alterra at Lloyd’s since 2006. He has been a Director of the Company, since 1999. He was an underwriter with Copenhagen Re UK from 1975 to 1998, and was appointed Managing Director in 1996. Matthew is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has a degree in Computing Science from the University of Essex.
Trevor Carvey, who established Alterra Europe’s UK office five years ago and was responsible for developing a platform for reinsurance business in the UK and London market, has had a successful reinsurance underwriting career. From 2002 to 2006, Trevor served as a Senior Underwriter at Arch Re Bermuda responsible for the marine and energy and specialty classes, and, prior to that, was Head of Global Marine & Energy insurance and reinsurance business for GE ERC/Frankona.
Carlos Caputo joined Alterra in 2009 as Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Latin America. Carlos has 38 years of underwriting and management experience in Latin America and, in particular, Brazil. Prior to Alterra, he served as Regional Director and Operating Officer for XL Re Latin America Ltd. Carlos was previously deputy chairman of Aon Group Ltd. Brazil and has held senior management positions with Alexander & Alexander Brazil and Cisema. Carlos graduated from the program for Business Development at Harvard Business School and from Belgrano University in Argentina with a degree in Economic Sciences.