Investment Manager
Investment Manager

Markel CATCo Investment Management Ltd. (the “Investment Manager”) is a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability licensed to conduct investment business and insurance management for its Markel CATCo affiliates and is regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority. Appointed by the Board of Directors, the Investment Manager has been retained by Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd. and related segregated accounts to manage and invest their respective assets.

Senior Management Team
Michael Toyer
Chief Financial Officer

Michael Toyer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Manager. He has over 15 years’ accounting and financial experience including in reinsurance, hedge funds and financial services having held a number of senior accounting roles at CATCo IM, Ernst & Young Ltd. and Prime Management Limited where he focused on Insurance Linked Securities-based portfolios. Mr. Toyer is a Chartered Accountant, having completed his training with Ernst & Young LLP.

Mark Way
Chief of Investor Marketing

Mr. Way has over 20 years of international financial markets and corporate transaction experience. Before working for the Investment Manager, Mr. Way was Managing Director of MWResearchPR, an outsourcing corporate affairs consultancy. Prior to this he worked for the Madano Partnership in London where he was a Managing Partner. Mr. Way has also worked in Sydney, Australia for the international property company Lend Lease. He has worked for a number of the world’s largest financial communications consultancies.

John Whiley
Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Compliance Officer of the Investment Manager. Mr. Whiley has 25 years of experience in investment administration, including accounting and financial reporting, governance services, and operational support for Hedge Funds, Listed Funds, Fund of Funds, Partnerships, Master/Feeder structures, Reinsurance Entities and Segregated Account Vehicles in Bermuda. As a Chartered Accountant and financial services leader, Mr. Whiley developed ILS administration service solutions for Prime Management Limited, which was acquired by SS&C GlobeOp in 2013. He has extensive experience in AML regulations, risk management, policy development, corporate governance, training and operational compliance.

Simon Moore
Chief Underwriting Officer

Chief Underwriting Officer of the Investment Manager. Mr Moore has over 20 years experience in reinsurance and catastrophe modelling with Lloyd's of London syndicates and leading global broking houses. Most recently held the head pricing analyst position at Aon Benfield Bermuda specialising in retrocessional structuring and placement.

Judith Wynne
General Counsel

Federico Candiolo
Chief Counsel - Bermuda

Mr. Candiolo has over 15 years of international experience in corporate finance law and regulation. He joined in late 2017 from ASW Law Limited, Bermuda, where he was in private practice since 2008 focusing on reinsurance, fund formation and ILS projects, including the launch of CATCo in 2010. He is admitted in Bermuda, England, the Cayman Islands and Argentina. Prior to Bermuda, Federico practised for two years in the corporate commercial department of Maples and Calder advising on capital markets and investment funds projects. He also spent nearly six years at SJ Berwin LLP in London, working on banking and corporate finance transactions. Federico read law at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, the Università degli Studi di Padova in Italy and The College of Law of England and Wales.