Paul Knutson serves as Vice President of Capital & Reinsurance Strategy for Centauri Insurance. In this role, he is responsible for the design, negotiation and implementation of tailored internal and external products and solutions providing Centauri with the underwriting capacity to assume and retain risk that supports the overall financial and strategic goals of the company.

During his 25+ year career as a reinsurance broker, Knutson developed deep expertise in property reinsurance which he has applied to creating tailored risk transfer solutions for companies that operate in geographies where optimizing catastrophe management is essential to their success. He has forged multi-faceted connections and relationships within both the traditional and alternative-capital segments of the global reinsurance market community. He has operated and advised at the intersect of where catastrophe modeling results are interpreted and applied to risk transfer strategy and product design. Working for intermediaries that include Guy Carpenter, Willis Re and BMS Re he has served in roles that include Property Specialty regional leader, Midwest Regional Personal Lines/Small Commercial segment lead, and Origination team leader, respectively.

Knutson graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Political Science. He resides in Minneapolis with his wife, Kristi and their three children.