Mario P. Torsiello has served as a director of Alterra Capital since March 2000 and was a director of Alterra Bermuda from March 2000 to May 2007. Since November 2001, Mr. Torsiello has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Torsiello Capital Advisors Inc. and Torsiello Securities, Inc. (and their predecessor companies), advisory and investment banking firms specializing in insurance, asset management and other financial services. From September 2000 to November 2001, Mr. Torsiello served as Managing Director and Head of North American Insurance Practice of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Inc. (formerly known as Wasserstein Perella & Co. Inc.). From December 1999 to September 2000, Mr. Torsiello served as President and a director of INDC Group Inc., a California-based insurance company formed to offer a broad line of consumer oriented insurance products through the Internet. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Torsiello was an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney Inc., having served as Managing Director from 1995 and Co-Head of the Insurance Group from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Torsiello also served as a member of the firm’s Capital Commitments Committee from 1995 to 1999. Prior to joining Salomon Smith Barney Inc., Mr. Torsiello was a Senior Manager in KPMG’s New York insurance accounting and audit services unit. Mr. Torsiello is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Fordham College of Business Administration, a member of the Executive Committee of the President’s Council of Fordham University and a member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the New York School for the Deaf. Mr. Torsiello is a registered securities principal with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC, and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Torsiello holds a BS from Fordham University.