Executive Team

  • Emanuel M. Alexiou
  • Executive Vice Chairman & CEO
Mr. Alexiou is an attorney licensed to practise in The Bahamas, England & Wales, and the Turks & Caicos Islands. He was appointed Executive Vice-Chairman of Colina Insurance Limited (formerly ColinaImperial Insurance Ltd.) in July 2008 after serving as Chairman and as a Director of the Board of Directors of Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited. He is a Director of Banque Privee Edmond De Rothschild (Bahamas) Limited, Hang Seng Bank Limited  (Bahamas), Hang Seng Trust Company Limited (Bahamas), CFAL Ltd., Ansbacher (Bahamas) Limited, SBL Ltd., Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited, AF Holdings Ltd. and The Nassau Guardian (1844) Limited.

  • Steve Haughey
  • Chief Operating Officer, CHBL
Mr. Haughey is charged with overseeing and maximizing the functional synergies of the companies within the CHBL group and brings to this position over 20 years of experience as a Financial Controller and General Manager. A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Haughey started his career in the Toronto office of KPMG before moving to Nassau, Bahamas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

  • Catherine Williams
  • Vice President, Finance
Before joining the executive management team at Colina, Ms. Williams served as Group Financial Controller at Colina Financial Group (now A.F. Holdings).  Earlier in her career, Ms. Williams was a Senior Associate with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Canada and in Nassau, Bahamas.  She has been a Chartered Accountant with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since November 1999. She is also a member of the Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants.  In addition to the Finance area, Ms. Williams also has responsibility for the Reinsurance Administration and Central Processing Units of the Company.

  • Marcus J. Bosland
  • Resident Actuary
A Fellow of the Society of Actuaries since 2001, Mr. Bosland graduated with distinction from the University of Waterloo (Ontario) with a joint honours degree in Actuarial Science/Economics.  Prior to joining Colina, Mr. Bosland was the Assistant Vice President in the actuarial department of a Caribbean-based Insurer.

  • Emmanuel Komolafe
  • Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, CHBL
Mr. Komolafe is responsible for the implementation of the Company’s risk management and compliance framework. Previously Group Compliance Officer at AF Holdings Ltd. and Policy Officer at the Central Bank of The Bahamas, he was responsible for drafting guidelines, regulations and amendments to financial services laws. He holds degrees in Accountancy, Business Economics, Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, as well as a Master of Laws degree in banking law, securities regulation and international law. Mr. Komolafe is a member of the Institute of Risk Management, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and International Compliance Association in the UK.

  • Wendy Butler
  • Vice President, Group & Health Benefits
Ms. Butler assumed responsibility for the strategic direction and promotion of the Company’s health division, effective November 3, 2014.
She has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, including her previous service with Colina as Vice President of Life Operations (appointed August 2010). Her professional experience also includes serving as the Company’s Financial Controller for five years.
Ms. Butler brings a unique perspective to the role, having assumed progressive supervisory and managerial roles in Financial Accounting and Reporting, Regulatory Compliance, Life & Disability Claims and Customer Service throughout three of the company’s legacy entities over the course of her career. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from Northern Caribbean University, and subsequently completed the Uniformed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and NASD Series 7 examinations. She is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI).

  • DeAndrea Lewis
  • Vice President, Life Operations
Ms. Lewis is a fully qualified actuary with over 17 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has held responsibility for solvency calculations and pricing and valuation of Individual and Group life and medical products.
In her new role, effective November 10, 2014, she has strategic oversight of the Life Division, including developing ongoing process improvements to enhance service quality through the management of policyholder services.
Ms. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario. She joined Colina in 2004 as an Actuarial Associate and became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) in 2011.

  • Tatjana Turner
  • Chief Group Internal Auditor, CHBL
Ms. Turner joined the Executive Team of Colina in 2012 following 18 months as Internal Audit Manager at Ansbacher (Bahamas) Limited. She is responsible for directing the activities of the Internal Audit Department. A native of Serbia, Ms. Turner has worked in The Bahamas for over 16 years in companies as diverse as the Bahamas Heart Centre and KPMG Chartered Accountants. Ms. Turner holds a Master of Accounting degree and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Medical Technologist and Holistic Wellness Coach.

  • Andrew C. Alexiou
  • Vice President & General Counsel, CHBL
Mr. Alexiou’s legal practice has focused on Insurance, Banking, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Arbitration, Trusts and other commercial areas. He began his higher education at Rollins College in Orlando, Florida where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. He went on to receive an LLB from Buckingham University in England and to complete the BVC at the College of Law in London, England. Mr. Alexiou was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2008, and to the Bar of The Bahamas in 2009. After his call, Mr. Alexiou remained in London where he completed a 6-month pupilage at Fountain Court before returning to The Bahamas to complete his pupilage at Alexiou Knowles & Co. where he was taken on as an associate. Mr. Alexiou joined Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited as Vice President & General Counsel in 2013.

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Financial Strength Rating:
A- Excellent

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