Full Name
Jeff Consolino
Job Title
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Core Specialty
Speaker Bio
Mr. Consolino is the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Core Specialty. From Feb. 2013 to June 2020, he was with American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), serving as a Director, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer. From Feb. 2013 until its acquisition in Nov. 2016, he served as Chairman of the Board of AFG’s majority-owned subsidiary, National Interstate Corporation. From Dec. 2015 to June 2020, he was Chairman of the Board of Neon Capital Limited, an AFG subsidiary that operated Syndicate 2468 at Lloyd’s of London. From March 2006 to Feb. 2013, he was a founding member of management with Validus Holdings, Ltd., a global (re)insurer based in Bermuda, as President and CFO. He also served as Chief Executive Officer, President and founding Director of PαCRe Ltd., a Bermuda-based underwriter of top-layer property catastrophe (re)insurance during his time as an executive officer of Validus through Dec. 2015, when PαCRe Ltd. ceased operations and returned all capital to its shareholders. Until joining Validus Holdings, he served as a managing director in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch specializing in insurance company advisory and financing transactions. He is currently a director of Amwins Group, Inc. and Beat Capital Ltd. and has served on the board of directors for AFG, Validus and PαCRe Ltd. He graduated from Duke University with a BS in electrical engineering in 1988 and received an MBA from Cornell University in 1992.
Jeff Consolino