▶ Andreas Hauss – Founder
Mr. Hauss, has introduced Life Settlements to southern Europe since 2004 as President and Co-Founder of a European life settlement investment advisory firm. With a wide network among providers, fund managers and structuring entities, he has supervised the coordination of revolutionary tailor made life settlement vehicles on behalf of institutional investors, creating significant market entries in Europe. As a well experienced lecturer in the industry he decided to found ISLSP or the benefit of investors and the growth of the industry.
▶ George Polzer – Co-Founder and President
For over 20 years, Mr. Polzer has specialized in entrepreneurial management, high-tech and financial services business start-ups, operations, sales and business development leadership. His focus for the past 5 years has been working with financial and investment professionals on business expansion opportunities to offer alternative investments for Self-directed IRAs including real estate and a special expertise in life settlement investments for highly capitalized, accredited investors.
His professional career began at Bechtel where he was responsible for launching Bechtel Software’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute in London, UK. His areas of expertise include software development, advanced IT business solutions and high-tech strategic marketing. In 2000, George’s internet software company designed and built the industry’s first browser-based sales collaboration and lead tracking system. Mr. Polzer completed his Master of Science in Business Administration work at San Francisco State University with a focus on Business Information and Computing Systems, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California.
▶ Daniel Kahan – Executive Director
Mr. Kahan is a Actuarial Consultant and President of Ontario LIfe Line. He was the first Canadian member of the Viatical Association of America. In April 1996 presented a Private Bill to Ontario Legislature to be allowed to operate in Ontario but rejected on procedural grounds. Paved the way for Schedule G of the Red Tape Reduction Act, 2000 which repeals sec. 115 of the Ontario Insurance Act once Regulations are put in place by FSCO. Draft Regulations sent out for stakeholders comments in July 2001 have never been implemented. Mr. Kahan was an independent director of MaxLife Fund, a Wyoming corporation based in Toronto listed on the OTC BB as MXFD which trades in life settlements.