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FAQ: Working Abroad

For professional development and/or personal purposes, some Actuaries may investigate career opportunities abroad. We at DW Simpson frequently field inquiries about making such a move, and have provided several examples showcasing our responses below.   I am looking to work in the U.S, but require visa sponsorship. What does the...

(Military) Time On Your Side

International travel can be one of the more fun aspects in one’s career. However, to do it successfully, one must be willing and ready to adapt to the varied cultures and customs throughout the world. For example, getting used to reading and understanding “military time.” You know every hour after...

A Pathway to “Chief” Success

By: Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Senior Recruiter The role of Chief Actuary or Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is a career goal for some, but how does one actually get there? It’s a tough question to answer, as both roles vary widely depending on a number of factors, including the type of company...

Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS

By: Kristyn Sakelaris Senior Manager In order to provide some insight into getting a job in Bermuda and making the transition to island life, DW Simpson talked with Justin Levine, an actuary who more recently moved to Bermuda. When Justin started interviewing for an on-island position he was living in...

Good Morning, With Love!

In the last Quarterly DW Simpson newsletter, I extolled the career benefits of working in the cutting-edge and dynamic (re)insurance market of Bermuda. And while the crux of this Quarterly newsletter is focused on navigating a career move to Bermuda, my column will speak to one of the island’s treasures...

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

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 various conferences. It’s really a wonderful place...

Recent Jobs & News

Senior Actuarial Associate – Risk Analytics (Illinois #48108)


A well established growing firm is seeking an ASA or near ASA with at least 3 years experience, preferably in a consulting background. Candidate should have great communication with experience in financial reporting, modeling, and capabilities of assisting with IFRS 17 implementation. […]

Pricing Actuary, P&C (Bermuda #48111)


Global reinsurer is seeking an ACAS or FCAS with at least 3 years in commercial lines pricing and 5+ years in reinsurance. The ideal candidate would have proven experience in creating, implementing and applying statistical and stochastic models, as well as a […]

Actuarial Analyst, P&C (Illinois #47519)


P&C insurer seeks a student actuary with 3 years Commercial and/or Agribusiness pricing experience and/or 3 years Personal Lines Auto or Homeowners pricing experience with 5+ actuarial exams completed. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to grow with a company.  […]

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms


PRESS RELEASE – Chicago, IL – April 16, 2018 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018.  Forbes, in conjunction with Statista, surveyed over 34,000 HR […]

Interview Etiquette

Interview Etiquette


How to communicate your value during a job interview Interviewing can be a challenging communication endeavor for even the most seasoned candidates, and it can be helpful to review some basic etiquette in order to make the most of the process. Employers use [...]

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 […]