Miravast, a risk management firm has appointed former senior vice president and chief life actuary of AIG/Chartis Risk Solutions David Beckelman as its chief financial officer and chief actuary.

Miravast president Bill Taylor said Beckelman’s expertise and perspective will be invaluable to the management of the company.

"We are confident that our experienced management team will help institutional investors achieve attractive returns in this asset class," Taylor added.

With more than 15 years of experience in insurance industry, Beckelman was instrumental in the financial and performance management of Chartis’ life settlement portfolio.

Beckelman also held leadership roles in new product development and portfolio management throughout his career in the insurance industry.

Miravast is a risk management firm specialising in life contingent assets and provides institutional investors with a full range of services including customised investment opportunities, asset management and specialised consulting services.