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International News

Vis-a-Vis: Bermuda Work Visas

By: Maureen Matous, Manager As the largest Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Firm, DW Simpson fields several questions about the steps required for an Actuary to take to be employed in Bermuda. Below you will find the basics of what you’ll need to know in order to start working in the...

Relocation = Adventure

By: Bob Morand President and Managing Partner One of the nicer aspects of business travel is visiting locations one might otherwise not think of visiting. Bermuda is, for example, one destination that immediately comes to mind. I travel to Bermuda four or five times a year for client visits and...

Trends In Predictive Analytics

Analytics is a growing area in all industries and we’ve seen a particular emphasis on data analytics and modeling in the insurance world. Strong analytical analysis – in particular, predictive modeling – leads to more precise claims determination as well as pricing sophistication. Furthermore, better data analysis saves companies both...

International Actuarial Expansion

While a blanket of economic uncertainly has shrouded most of the Western world during the past year or so, the Actuarial/risk market in Asia remains strong and continues to develop and evolve at fast pace. Consequently, it is an exciting time to be an actuary in Asia and we are...

Emphasis On Solvency II

The European launch of Solvency II is affecting not just companies in Europe, but around the globe. We are seeing organizations scrambling to create Solvency II departments, hire experts and redefine their overall risk strategies. Solvency II is the updated set of regulatory requirements for insurance firms that operate in...

Planning for Employment Overseas

There are an increasing number of companies willing to consider hiring from outside their country and an ever-increasing number of Actuaries actively looking to move from one country to another. Below are some ‘rules’ that usually apply which can provide guidance to aspiring international career movers: A company will always...

Spotlighting Trends-Predictive Modeling, Economic Capital Modeling & Catastrophe Modeling

As we navigate the effects of the global financial crisis, it’s important for Actuaries to take stock of their analytic capabilities. The application of various modes of modeling is paramount in understanding how the Actuarial profession can continue to contribute and thrive. Actuaries historically have been at the forefront of...

Recent Jobs & News

Senior Life Actuary Consultant (Bermuda #50115)


Our Bermuda client seeks FSA with true leadership experience in a life actuarial consulting role.  This position will take the lead in developing and executing a business plan, networking at industry events, and audit / advisory services.  Must have strong life pricing […]

Reinsurance Catastrophe Modeler (Illinois #50139)


Midwestern reinsurer seeks cat modeler with 3-5 years of experience using catastrophe modeling software such as RMS, ALM, or similar.  Must have strong communication skills, and expert knowledge with databases and spreadsheets using Excel, Access and SQL.  This role will provide data […]

Casualty Senior Actuarial Analyst (New Jersey #49339)


Ratings Bureau seeks Casualty Senior Actuarial Analyst to perform and support primary actuary functions involving WC. Various duties include pricing, data collection, mining, analytics, and ratemaking processes. 2+ Actuarial Exams or equivalent CFA exams required, or 5 years related experience in P&C […]

DW Simpson Hires Patty Kennelly as Director of Recruitment & Business Development


PRESS RELEASE — DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment – (Chicago, IL – 2/13/2018) It’s with great enthusiasm that we announce our newest hire, Patty Kennelly as Director, Recruitment & Business Development – Risk Management, Analytics & Data Science.  Patty joined […]

2017 Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting


DW Simpson Attendees Patty Simpson Chairman, CEO, & Founder Paquita Laurient Senior Recruiter Browse all of our recruiters.Recruiter Bios Join DW Simpson Join us for the DW Simpson Cocktail Reception at the 2017 CAS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Where: Mix Lounge [...]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Marianne Westphal Partner


Chicago, IL – September 28, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Marianne Westphal to Partner. Marianne joined DW Simpson in 2003 and was promoted to Senior Manager in 2009, Director in 2010 and Senior Director in 2012. […]