Natacha Brouhns (Reacfin)
Mrs. Natacha Brouhns is a Managing Partner of Reacfin. She holds multiple degrees including a PhD. in Actuarial Science, MSc Actuarial Science (Magna Cum Laude), MSc. Electro-technical Civil Engineer (Magna Cum Laude), Postgraduate in Statistics (Summa Cum Laude) as well as a degree in Philosophy. Natacha is author of several publications in actuarial science both for Life and Non-Life topics. Natacha has gained deep experience in Life and Non-Life insurance industry as a modeler and validator. She has developed several ALM models for Life insurance companies and has therefor mastery as much on the liability side as on the asset side of the balance sheet. She is coordinating all learning activities at Reacfin. Natacha is a certified member of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE).
Catherine Chatelain (Reacfin)
Catherine is a Senior Consultant within the Risk & Finance Center of Excellence at Reacfin. She holds a Bachelor in Mathematical Sciences (magna cum laude) and a Master in Actuarial Sciences (magna cum laude). Catherine joined Reacfin in September 2016, right after her studies. She had the opportunity to be involved in several projects including SCR computation processes, Economic Scenario Generators and strategic asset allocation studies. She also gained experience in other actuarial topics related to life and pension products by working on cash flow modelling, valuation of liabilities or on the implementation of the IFRS17 standard. She co-writes the regulatory watch published every month by Reacfin, which monitors and summarises the key developments in insurance-related and financial regulations in the European Union. Catherine is a qualified actuary of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE).
Geoffrey Feraut (Reacfin)
Geoffrey Feraut is a senior consultant at Reacfin. He joined Reacfin in March 2020 after four years at Cigna Europe Risk Management Team. During his time with Cigna, Geoffrey built a good experience on Solvency II Pillar 1 and developped his technical skills in R. As a Reacfin consultant, he had the opportunity to value his Solvency II experience through a general support mission (Best Estimate and SCR calculation on a quarterly basis) as well as a support for the IMAP of an internal Non-Life reinsurance entity. Geoffrey is also involved on projects related to IFRS17. Geoffrey holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Physics as well as a Master’s Degree in Actuarial Sciences from the University of Louvain (UCLouvain).
Xavier Maréchal (Reacfin)
Xavier is founder and CEO of Reacfin. Xavier is 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 MSc. Civil Engineer (Applied Mathematics), MSc. Actuarial Science and MSc. Management. Xavier has extensive experience in the actuarial field obtained during his 15 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 health modeling and ALM. After several years of intensive modeling activities in Health, Non-Life and ALM, Xavier works now mainly as reviewer, mentor for consultants, and trainer. He performed several validation assignments and holds the actuarial function for a health insurance company. Xavier is a qualified actuary of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE) and is involved in the Data Science and AI workgroup of the IA|BE.
Julien Mendes (Reacfin)
Julien Antunes Mendes is a senior manager at Reacfin. Julien holds a Master’s Degree in Actuarial Sciences as well as a Master’s Degree in Engineering in Applied Mathematics from the University of Louvain (UCLouvain). After an internship at AG Insurance where he was active in the Employee Benefits sector, he joined Reacfin in 2011. He has been involved in several projects as in ALM studies and Life Insurance modeling, leak proof testing, Health Insurance capital requirements calculation, worker’s compensation insurance DFA model validation,... He is also an expert in mortality modeling and has supported several pricing missions in life insurance.
Aurélie Miller (Reacfin)
Aurélie Miller is a director at Reacfin who heads our Center of Excellence for Life, Health & Pension. Mrs. Miller holds a Master of Business Engineer (Magna Cum Laude) from the Solvay Business School of the University of Brussels and a Master in Actuarial Science (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Louvain. In 2006, she won thesis price of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (“IA|BE”). In 2007 Aurélie was finalist of the SCOR Award 2007 for best research work in actuarial science. She worked as a PhD student in actuarial science at the University of Louvain and as an assistant in Mathematics at the University of Brussels. Before joining Reacfin, Aurélie worked for 4 years as head of Non-Life Assets & Liabilities Modeling and Risk Management for Generali in Belgium. As such she was responsible for the development of a Non-Life ALM model and for the Solvency II project (economic capital calculation, value calculation, validations activities). She was also involved in other projects such as the improvement of the Life ALM tool and in the creation of a business plan for online sales. Aurélie is a certified member of the Institute of Actuaries in Belgium (IA|BE).