Jeff Consolino, age 45, is President and Chief Financial Officer of Validus Holdings, Ltd. and joined Validus in March 2006. Prior to joining Validus, Mr. Consolino served as a managing director in Merrill Lynch’s Financial Institutions Group specializing in insurance company advisory and financing transactions including the initial $1.0 billion private equity funding of Validus Holdings, Ltd. in connection with its formation.
Jeff received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1988 and a M.B.A. from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management in 1992, where he graduated first in his class. In addition to his position as an officer of Validus Holdings, Ltd., Jeff serves as a non-executive Director of Talbot Underwriting Ltd. and as an independent Director of National Interstate Corporation, a property and casualty company based in Ohio and of AmWINS Group, Inc., a wholesale insurance broker based in North Carolina. Jeff resides in Bermuda with his wife Lisa and their four children.