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Charles Cooper

Charles leads AXA XL's global Reinsurance business, which over the past two decades, has earned a reputation for stability and strong client relationships by providing technical expertise and high quality service.

Product Expertise

Geographic Focus

  • GeographyAustralia, Bermuda, Japan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States

Charles is Chief Executive, Reinsurance at AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA.

Earlier, he served as Chief Executive of Bermuda Reinsurance and as President and Chief Underwriting Officer of XL Re Ltd. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President and Underwriter for XL Re Ltd, with responsibility for property catastrophe and specialty business.

Charles began his career with AIG and Zurich North America in New York, writing International Primary Casualty business. He transitioned to reinsurance when he joined XL Reinsurance America, Inc. in Stamford, Connecticut, in 2000 as an Assistant Vice President and Corporate Planning Analyst.

Charles is a Trustee on the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Board and a Member of the GeoVera Board.

Recent Activities and Publications

Panelist at The Insurance Insider US Conference March 2018
Speaker at Ocean Risk Summit Press Conference in Bermuda May 2018

Press Release: Ocean Risk a wake-up call for policymakers _ IUCN Report May 2018

Publications: Well Positioned for future growth _ Bermuda Re magazine cover story September 2018

Publications: The Insurance Insider Monte Carlo Rendezvous 2018 Profile _ Pages 23 and 25

Publications: Not the biggest, just the best _ Bermuda Re magazine article October 2017

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