One of the most impressive person in the Insurance Linked Securities market. One of the most impressive I’ve ever met, period. He’s more thoughtful, knowledgable and just plain nice than I think I ever have a chance of being.
Here’s an interesting comment:
Lehman publicly disclosed a minimum risk capital commitment of US$500 million via Lehman Re, but we had authority to go much further than that. That was the largest risk-taking ILS group in the late 1990’s that I am aware of.
The rest is here. Here’s a Michael Lewis profile of John. I didn’t really like it much.