Mark Byrne is the Founder and former Chairman of Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.
Flagstone is holding company to a global insurance/reinsurance group operating in 12 countries. Prior to founding Flagstone, Mark Byrne founded and managed West End Capital Management (Bermuda) Limited, a Bermuda investment management firm engaged primarily in Fixed Income Arbitrage and Structured Credit.
Mark has been involved in the insurance and reinsurance business as an owner/investor and board member for many years.
He has invested at early stages in several insurance companies and has served on the boards of a number of insurance companies, including three public companies prior to Flagstone: White Mountains Insurance Group, Terra Nova (Bermuda) Holdings and Markel Insurance.
He is currently serving as Chairman of Haverford (Bermuda) Limited, a Bermuda Class 3 insurer/reinsurer currently evaluating acquisition and start up opportunities globally.
Mark holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he also completed his Bachelor’s degree in philosophy.