Chris Schaper is the Group CEO for AIG Re, the global reinsurance business of American International Group, which brings together the organizations of Validus Re, AlphaCat, Talbot Treaty and Validus Research under one entity. In addition to his role as CEO of AIG Re, he also serves as the CEO of both Validus Re and AlphaCat and is a member of the AIG General Insurance Executive Committee. Additionally, he is on the Board of Fortitude Re, the legacy company initially founded by AIG in 2017.
Chris joined AIG in 2019 and has over 30 years of insurance and reinsurance industry experience. He joined AIG from Marsh & McLennan Companies, where he was CEO of Victor Insurance Holdings, Marsh’s global managing general agent business. Prior to that, Chris served as President of Montpelier Re Ltd and Underwriting Chairman of Blue Capital, Montpelier’s capital markets entity. Previously, Chris held several leadership roles at Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd., including Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of Reinsurance. He is based in Bermuda.