As Chairman, Stephen Weinstein directs the activities and donations of the RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation which was created to support advanced scientific research in natural catastrophes, the development of risk mitigation and adaptive techniques to safeguard communities, efforts that reduce the economic turmoil following disasters, and organizations that preserve coastal and other risk-exposed habitats. The Foundation promotes education, preparation, adaptation and mitigation of catastrophic risks through a number of activities, including the Risk Mitigation Leadership Forum Series, StormStruck –a popular exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort, the RenaissanceRe Wall of Wind, as a major donor for the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS)’s Research Center, and as a national partner for the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH). For more information, visit: www.mitigationleadership.com.
Mr. Weinstein also serves as RenaissanceRe’s chief legal officer, with responsibility for legal, regulatory, government affairs and compliance matters on a global basis. Mr. Weinstein joined the RenaissanceRe team in 2002 from Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, a leading international law firm. Mr. Weinstein serves on the board of several industry groups and is a Member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association. He is a graduate of Columbia College and Harvard Law School.