Paschal Brooks is a Managing Director with AlphaCat Capital Inc. and the Head of Non-Investment of AlphaCat Managers Ltd., subsidiaries of Validus Holdings, Ltd., which provide investment advisory services in the insurance linked securities markets. From 2011 to 2015, he worked as a Portfolio Manager for AlphaCat. Previously, he worked as a Vice President in the structured finance group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as a Research Analyst in the executive office of Alleghany Corporation. He earned a B.S. in Economics and A.B. in Mathematics at Duke University. He is also a CFA charterholder.