Mr. Hnat is Chief Operating Officer of Syncora Holdings Ltd. and a member of the Company's executive management committee. He served as General Counsel and Secretary of Syncora Guarantee Inc. (SGI) from 2000 until July 2004, after which he served as Chief Operating Officer of Syncora Guarantee (UK) Limited. Mr. Hnat is a member of the Board of Directors of Swap Financial Group LLC, and was previously a Director of Syncora Guarantee (UK) Limited. Mr. Hnat has primary operational responsibility for the Company with oversight of surveillance and remediation activities.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Hnat served for six years as Assistant General Counsel at MBIA Insurance Corporation. Previously, he practiced law with the firms Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance) and Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon.
Mr. Hnat received an AB from Princeton University and a JD from Boston University. He is admitted to the bar associations of New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.