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Christopher Watson

Christopher Watson, age 66, has been a Director of the Company since its formation. He also serves as a senior principal of Aquiline Capital Partners LLC (“Aquiline”), which he joined in 2006. Mr. Watson has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. From 1987 to 2004, Mr. Watson served in a variety of executive roles within the property & casualty insurance businesses of Citigroup and its predecessor entities. From 1990 to 2004, Mr. Watson was president and chief executive officer of Gulf Insurance Group, one of the largest surplus lines insurance companies in the world. Mr. Watson served as a senior executive of AIG from 1974 to 1987. Mr. Watson is also a director of Group Ark Insurance Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based underwriter of insurance and reinsurance risks in the Lloyd’s market, and Beach UK Holding Co., a reinsurance broker in the UK, US, and Canada. In addition, Mr. Watson serves on the Board of Worley Claim Service, LLC., a claim adjusting firm focused on catastrophe events. The specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills that led to the conclusion that Mr. Watson should serve as a director, as of the date hereof, are as follows: Mr. Watson has extensive experience as an executive in the global (re)insurance industry. Mr. Watson also has applicable experience as an investor in and Director of a Lloyd’s of London syndicate.