• September 12, 2017
    Mark Bannister
    With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mark oversees the Claims and Reinsurance Operations of RiverStone UK. He joined the company in 1994 and has held various management positions including Manager of the Financial Run-off Unit, Head of Commutations, Workout Manager and Reinsurance Director. Mark has commuted over $1 billon in approximately 600 commutations and resolved some of the company’s most complex exposures. From 2014 to 2016, Mark spent two years as Vice President within the US Leadership Team in New Hampshire before returning to the UK to fill his current role. He received his Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Public Administration from the University of South Wales.. Fun Fact: Mark is an avid swimmer and is related to Roger Bannister, a world-class runner who broke the 4 minute mile barrier.
  • September 7, 2017
    Luke Tanzer
    With over 25 years in insurance and reinsurance industries, Luke runs RiverStone’s UK operations. He joined RiverStone in 1998 and has held a number of positions including Head of Workout, Reinsurance Director and Operations Director before his promotion to Managing Director in 2009. Prior to RiverStone, Luke spent a number of years in the Claims and Placing Divisions of Alwen Hough Johnson and Sedgewick Re. Luke was also a Board Member of the Insurance Reinsurance Legacy Association (IRLA) from 2005-2013. Luke graduated from James Cook University, North Queensland with a Bachelor of Economics. Fun Fact: Luke walks to stay fit and since July 2015, he has walked over 5,000 miles and climbed over 35,000 floors.