Samuel Mahy (Reacfin)
Samuel graduated as a Civil Engineer in Applied Mathematics with an additional minor in Economy and also holds a Master in Actuarial Sciences. He is a qualified actuary of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE) and involved in the Reinsurance and Non-Life Workgroup of the IA|BE. He is the Head of the Non-Life Center of Excellence at Reacfin. Samuel has been active 5 years in the reinsurance sector where he was involved in reinsurance pricing model developments. At the same time he was also the main responsible of the UK market portfolio profitability follow-up. Samuel joined Reacfin in June 2010 as a specialist in Non-Life Insurance and Reinsurance and he has acquired a sound knowledge of Solvency 2 frameworks (Non-Life, Health). As a director, he is involved in various missions as in the modelling, implementation and validation of pillar I deliverables (standard approach and (Partial) Internal models), reinsurance optimization, model documentation, non-life pricing model development for several lines of business…
Xavier Maréchal (Reacfin)
Xavier is founder and Managing partner of Reacfin. As the Head of the Innovation & Quality department he also leads the Centers of Excellence at Reacfin. Xavier is also one of the co-authors of: “Actuarial Modeling of Claim Counts: Risk Classification, Credibility and Bonus-Malus Systems” (Wiley, 2007). Xavier has obtained different academic degrees as: Civil Engineer in Applied Mathematics, MSc. Actuarial Sciences and MSc. Management. Xavier is a qualified actuary of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE) and Member of the Non-Life workgroup of the IA|BE. Xavier has extensive experience in the actuarial field obtained during his 10 years as a principal consultant for many national and multinational insurance companies. He has gained a complementary experience in various fields going from Non-Life ratemaking and provisioning to life modeling and ALM. After several years of intensive modeling activities in life, non-life and ALM, Xavier works now as reviewer and mentor for consultants. He has also performed several validation assignments and holds the actuarial function for a health insurance company.
Julie Zians (Reacfin)
Julie is a consultant at Reacfin. She holds a BSc. Mathematics from the University of Liège (ULg) and a MSc. Actuarial Sciences from the University of Louvain (UCL). After a six months internship at Reacfin in 2011, she joined the firm as an analyst in 2012. She is a member of the Non-Life Center of Excellence and has performed several projects in Non-Life Insurance (pricing and capital modelling) but also in Health Insurance. Julie is a certified Programmer in SAS from the SAS institute and further programs regularly in R or Visual Basic.