Chief Executive Officer
James Bracken is the Chief Executive Officer of Fortitude Re. Prior to joining Fortitude Re, James spent nearly 20 years in finance related positions in the insurance industry in both Europe and the United States. He most recently was the Chief Financial Officer of General Insurance at AIG. Before joining AIG, James spent eight years at General Electric where he held finance positions at Employers Reinsurance Corporation, GE Frankona and GE Capital in Kansas, Munich and Stamford. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years in the audit and business advisory practice of Arthur Andersen, both in the UK and Chicago.
James has served as member of the board of directors of various U.S., Canadian, European and Asian insurance companies. He is a graduate of Durham University, United Kingdom and is qualified as a chartered accountant in the UK.
In his spare time, James enjoys skiing and gardening with his four children.