Michael Watson
Chairman of Canopius
LMA Board Member

Michael Watson is Executive Chairman of Canopius AG, a private equity backed global specialty re(insurance) business with its principal operations at Lloyd’s.  Michael led the original management buy-out of Canopius in 2003 and again in 2018.  

He has over 40 years’ experience in commercial and investment banking, trade finance, stock broking, life and non-life insurance, gained in London, Bermuda and New York.  He is a Chartered Accountant and also serves on the Council of Lloyd’s and is a director of Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation.