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Oliver Schofield

CEO & Managing Partner

Oliver brings more than 35 years of captive and ART experience to our clients. He has held a number of senior executive positions in the global captive and ART sectors since the mid-1980s. Oliver established RISCS in 2012 as an independent risk and captive consultancy in response to the growing demand from corporate clients for independent creative solutions to address the instability seen in the traditional insurance markets.

His particular focus has been the incorporation and reinsurance of captives, cell captives and association captives and a myriad of ART structures for a range of different industries from across the world. He has worked with some of the industry’s largest pure and cell captives, largest broker owned captives, leading industry captives and was part of the team that established the very first PCC in the world in 1996 (in Guernsey).

Oliver has presented key-note addresses at captive conferences around the world (European Captive Forum, Guernsey Captive Conference, Zurich Captive Forum, Asian Captive Conference), has provided professional captive reinsurance training to corporates, underwriters and brokers and has published widely on topics including Asian, European and American Business, Global insurance markets, Captives and alternative risk strategies.


Oliver has been recognised as one of the most influential figures in the global captive industry having been a member of the global "Captive Power 50" in 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Oliver graduated from the University of Southampton with a BA (Joint Honours) in French and English.

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