Benjamin P. Watsa is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marval Capital Ltd. (“Marval”).
Mr. Watsa has over two decades of experience in the investment industry. Prior to Marval, Mr. Watsa was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Lissom Investment Management Inc. for over a decade and spent five years in New York as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at Banc of America Securities and at Cochran Caronia Waller. Mr. Watsa also serves as a director of our publicly traded subsidiary, Fairfax India Holdings Corporation, sits on the advisory board of Impression Ventures, and holds the position of director emeritus for his work and contributions as a director and Vice Chair of the Investment Committee for the Rideau Hall Foundation. Mr. Watsa is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, holds a B.A. from Hillsdale College and a Chartered Investment Manager designation and is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Watsa is the son of Prem Watsa.