VSS Capital Partners, a private investment firm investing in healthcare, business services and education, added W. Preston Hutchings as senior advisor. Leveraging his three decades of senior insurance, investment management and executive leadership experience, Hutchings will provide strategic guidance and work closely with VSS’s team in this role.

Hutchings brings deep investment acumen, world class business relationships and significant managerial experience to VSS’s growing pool of strategic resources, reinforcing VSS’s business development, portfolio company stewardship and sourcing capabilities.

“We’re thrilled to welcome W. Preston Hutchings, a distinguished executive, to VSS as a senior advisor,” Jeffrey Stevenson, managing partner at VSS, said. “Preston brings exceptional insurance industry, business management and board governance experience to the firm, and will be an invaluable asset as we continue to grow.”

Hutchings has three decades of providing investment management stewardship to well-known insurance and reinsurers. Currently, he serves as chairman of Saïd Holdings, a private family office based in Hamilton, Bermuda. He also serves as chairman of China Car Park, an entity that invests in parking lot businesses in mainland China that is managed by LimeTree Capital, a Hong Kong-based private equity real firm for which Hutchings is a senior adviser.

“I look forward to serving as a senior advisor to VSS and working closely with their team to generate sustained value for the firm’s investors,” Hutchings said.

Hutchings previously served as a senior vice president and chief investment officer at Mid Ocean Reinsurance, senior vice president and chief investment officer of Renaissance Reinsurance and senior vice president and chief investment officer at Arch Capital Group. He began his career as a municipal bond trader at J.P Morgan.