Silva, who began his career at Everest Re, brings industry experience not only from the UK but also from Bermuda and France. This includes time spent at insurance-linked securities hedge fund Pentelia Capital Management.
The key arrival joins Canopius as senior underwriter for property treaty reinsurance in London.
“We are delighted to welcome someone of Marco’s talent and diverse experience to our property treaty reinsurance team,” commented Jamie Wakeling, chief underwriting officer for reinsurance. “We are always looking to attract high-calibre individuals to our already successful treaty business, and Marco will enhance our client and broker offering.
“Our people are the key differentiator in a crowded market, and Marco will help drive our business forward.”