Non-Traditional Actuarial Jobs

Non-Traditional Actuarial Jobs

Non-Traditional Actuarial Jobs

Browse our non-traditional actuary jobs roles by clicking on the tabs below.  These alternate career paths include Predictive Modeling, Catastrophe Modeling, Risk Management, Investments, Software, Quantitative Analysis, Financial Engineering and Data Mining.

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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

April 17, 2018   

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

April 16, 2018   

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

February 14, 2018   

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

November 1, 2017   

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

October 4, 2017   

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. […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

March 31, 2017   

Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]

Social Media in the Professional World


Social Media in the Professional World

January 19, 2017   

Originally published on Jan 1, 2014. [ ] Denotes current updates to the piece by the author The overarching theme of this quarter’s newsletter is making the most of your professional interactions, be they in-person or online. As someone who spends most [...]

2016: A Year in Review


2016: A Year in Review

December 28, 2016   

With 2016 coming to a rapid close, we – the DW Simpson Retained Search team – took some time to reflect on and discuss the year’s accomplishments, as well as lay out our predictions for the coming year.

Actuarial Conference Best Practices


Actuarial Conference Best Practices

October 13, 2016   

Actuarial Conferences are ongoing throughout the year and are a highly valuable resource for Actuaries to stay current with the latest industry trends. There are many benefits to attending actuarial conferences, in addition to fulfilling your continuing education requirements. While these conferences […]

Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?


Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?

September 26, 2016   

Actuarial employers do all they can to hire and keep good talent. In today’s competitive market, we have noticed that Actuaries seeking new employment are discussing counteroffers with their recruiters more frequently than ever before. As recruiters, we often ask, what is […]

Trends In Predictive Analytics


Trends In Predictive Analytics

July 29, 2012   

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 […]

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


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

October 28, 2011   

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. […]

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


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

October 28, 2011   

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. […]

The Evolution of Risk Management


The Evolution of Risk Management

January 29, 2014   

By: Marianne Westphal, Senior Director, & Angie Wachholz, Manager Managing risk has become paramount in understanding the global marketplace. This has led companies to reevaluate their risk management strategies and operations. Actuaries, of course, have always been involved in risk management. More […]

Global Growth: CERA


Global Growth: CERA

April 2, 2013   

By: Jason Blundy, Sr. Recruiter & Dave Benton, Partner As companies within the insurance, financial and other related industries have worked to expand their businesses in search of growth opportunities, the need for enterprise-wide risk strategies has become increasingly clear. Moreover, the […]

Emphasis On Solvency II


Emphasis On Solvency II

October 28, 2011   

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 […]

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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


April 17, 2018   

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


April 16, 2018   

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


February 14, 2018   

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


November 1, 2017   

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


October 4, 2017   

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. […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


March 31, 2017   

Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]

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