Tom Hulst joined Ariel Re shortly after its inception and served as Senior Vice President, US Property Reinsurance before becoming President in 2008 and Chief Executive Officer in 2010.
Mr. Hulst has over 20 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance, having held senior positions with companies in both the US and Bermuda markets. Prior to joining Ariel Re, Mr. Hulst held various positions within the General Re Group, including Treaty Account Executive, Head of Marketing for Gen Re Capital Consultants, and Vice President at Gen Re Financial Products.
He began his career in 1990 as a facultative underwriter, and in 1993 relocated to Bermuda as part of the underwriting team forming Starr Excess, an excess liability insurer sponsored by AIG and Gen Re.
Mr. Hulst graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan and holds a MBA degree with honors from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business.
He serves on the board of various industry organizations as well as the Atlantic Conservation Partnership, a charity dedicated to environmental causes.