W. Marston (Marty) Becker

Chair, QBE Insurance Group

Marty Becker is chair of the board of directors of QBE Insurance Group (ASX: QBE), a top-20 global general insurer with assets of nearly $50 billion. He is also on the board of governors for West Virginia University.

Prior to his involvement with QBE, Marty was president and chief executive officer of Alterra Capital Holdings, a specialty insurer and reinsurer with approximately $11 billion in assets that was acquired by Markel Corp. in 2013. He had been chair and CEO of Alterra’s predecessor, Max Capital Group, from 2006 through 2010, when it merged with another insurer/ reinsurer to form Alterra. Marty’s past leadership roles with insurers and reinsurers also include serving as chair of Hales & Company (2000-2005); vice chair and director of Royal & SunAlliance USA (1999 2000); and chair and CEO of Orion Capital Corporation (1996-1999).

He is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law and holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from West Virginia University. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and is admitted to practice law in West Virginia.

Marty was first elected to the BrickStreet Mutual board of directors in 2008.