Job Title:President & CEO
Grad Year:1976, 1978
Degree(s):B. Commerce, M. Business Administration
Major(s):Economics, English
Expertise:Banking and Finance
Industry:Banking and Finance, Insurance/Reinsurance

What makes you a good mentor?

I enjoy having the opportunity to sharing my experiences and hopefully providing some valuable insights or discussions which can assist in the development of a career and making good decisions.

About Jacques Bonneau

Mr. Bonneau is currently the President and CEO of PartnerRe which is the 8th largest reinsurance company in the world. Worldwide operations with surplus of $9 Billion, premiums of $7 Billion and offices in over 18 countries and staff of 1,200. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Bonneau had served as a member of the PartnerRe Board of Directors since February 2019.

Mr. Bonneau began his reinsurance career at General Reinsurance Corporation in Casualty Facultative operations in 1981. Since then, he has worked as the Senior Vice President at Trenwick America Group and was the Chief Underwriting Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors at Chartwell Re Corporation from 1990 to 1999. From here, Mr. Bonneau held various roles with Chubb Ltd. (previously ACE Group). He was the CEO of Chubb Tempest Re USA from 1999 to 2005 followed by the CEO of the Chubb Tempest Re Group from 2005 to 2014. Most recently, he was the Group Chief Underwriting Officer at Chubb Ltd. from 2015 to 2017.

Mr. Bonneau has also provided advisory assistance to the Bermuda Monetary Authority and was an Independent Director of Cataline Holdings; a run-off company in the non life insurance sector.

Mr. Bonneau holds his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University and MBA from Queen’s University. He currently resides in Bermuda where he is an avid golfer and enjoys physical fitness.