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From Rocky Shores to Rocky Mountains

In case you didn’t know, Bermuda has a freestyle mogul skiing team. But this isn’t a “Cool Runnings” scenario—far from it. The Leseur brothers are rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with.Seventeen-year-old Matt Leseur is the second-highest ranked foreign mogul skier in the US and is ranked 25th overall. His 14-year old brother, John, ranks 52nd among juniors in the US.Such is the novelty of having two high-level skiers from Bermuda, the song “Kokomo” by the Beach Boys was…


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Alexandra Juul, Jonathan Castro and Khayriyyah Joyiens

Alexandra Juul An underwriter for Endurance Re, 28-year-old Alexandra Juul truly values the diversity that accompanies her position. “Every year, depending on how frequent and severe the catastrophes are, there are fluctuations in the market making each renewal season different from the previous,” Juul says.…


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Karimah Z. Moore, Risa Hunter, Tiffany Samuels and Kevin Simmons

Karimah Z. Moore “Focus and determination drive success. Position yourself for where you want to be today. Opportunities do not always present themselves.” Such is the advice of Karimah Z. Moore, 29-year-old business risk and control manager at HSBC. Currently working in the bank’s…


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Zadia Augustus, Kelly Cabral and Chris Finsness

Zadia Augustus Twenty-year-old Zadia Augustus is an assistant administrator at the MEF restaurant group (Little Venice Complex), and loves the industry she’s chosen to dedicate herself to. “What I love most about my chosen career is that every day is different!” she says. “Working in…


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Dominique Richardson, Natasha Osborne & Chelsea Mayeaux

Dominique Richardson “As a young person, I think the most exciting part of my career is the exposure that I’m afforded, even at a junior level,” says 24-year-old Dominique Richardson of her position as an underwriting graduate trainee at Chubb Bermuda. “Having the opportunity…

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Rising Stars 2016

A mecca of global business that’s home to some of the world’s most prestigious companies and industries, Bermuda features a diverse, high-achieving workforce with no shortage of brilliant young talent. Each year The Bermudian highlights the accomplishments of a select group of these young rising stars to showcase our best and brightest— locals who’ve made great strides…