The BFIS Mentoring and Alumni Committees hosted current BFIS scholars to lunch in the Chairman’s Suits at Chubb on Friday, August 11. This annual event gives recently awarded scholars a chance to get to know the ‘BFIS Family’ and establish relationships with industry professionals as well as giving freshman scholars a chance to talk to more senior scholars.
BFIS has 14 new scholars this year and 18 continuing scholars and of these 32 students, 2 are attending Bermuda College and the rest heading overseas with 50% going to Canada, 30% to study in England and 20% in the USA. The breakdown of subjects they are studying is: 8 focused on Actuarial Science, 7 Business, 7 Economics, 4 Insurance and Risk Management, 4 Accounting and 2 Law.
Teniko Eve, co‐chair of the Mentor Network Committee, opened the lunch by highlighting the importance of networking and thanked the professionals for participating and Chubb for providing the venue.