Reinsurance Expert 135045 DE

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years as a consulting actuary, reinsurance consultant, and insurance arbitrator. My expertise includes: property and casualty insurance and reinsurance cases where actuarial loss reserving or pricing issues are important; interpretation of insurance policy wording; reinsurance contract terms based upon industry custom / practice and the intent of the parties; calculation of profit commissions; calculation of collateral requirements; estimation of mass torts; incurred but not reported (I.B.N.R.) loss reserves; and reinsurance commutation pricing issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Actuarial expert in insurance and reinsurance arbitration proceedings; Actuarial expert to resolve disputes arising in a London solvent scheme of arrangement; Litigation support in a case related to intellectual property rights; Litigation support in a shareholder class action suit; Party appointed arbitrator (the case was resolved with a reasoned award); Litigation support where asked to evaluate the impact that a potential large claim settlement could have on a company's rating and ability to continue business based on capital requirements.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Loss reserve studies; Actuarial support for a state's financial examination of an insurance company; Research on loss reserving models; Reinsurance pricing analyses requiring complex loss simulations; Investor support.


MSTheoretical MathematicsNew York University
MSApplied Mathematics (focus on Mathematic Statistics)Polytechnic Institute of New York
MSEconomic SystemsPolytechnic Institute of New York
BAMathematicsUniversity of Bridgeport

Licenses Certifications

Charted Property Casualty Underwriter
AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society-U.S. Certified Insurance & Reinsurance Arbitrator

Awards & Affiliation

Woodward-Fondiller prize
Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society
Reinsurance Association of American Actuarial Committee
Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-off Companies Actuarial Committee

Primary Affiliation

Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)