ASTIN

Leadership and Governance

Board

Chair Eric Dal Moro (2025)
Vice-Chair Ronald Richman (2025)
Secretary Brian Fannin (2025)
Treasurer Axel Wolfstein (2024)
Members José Maria Agurcia (2026)
Miyuki Ebisaki (2024)
Warda Hadaoui (2027)
Norbert Haible (2027)
Sarah Kæstel-Bjerg (2025)
Cristina Mano (2027)
Eberhard Müller (2026)
Dimitri Semenovich (2026)
Peng Shi (2026)
Bernard Wong (2027)
IAA Delegates Tarmo Koll
William Weiland
Honorary Chairmen Hans Bühlmann
Jean Lemaire


Eric Dal Moro

 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Chair (2025)

Country: Switzerland

Qualification: Fellow of the Swiss and French Institute of Actuaries

Experience: Group non-life Chief Actuary, Baloise Group, Winner of the Bob Alting Von Geusau prize for last year. Current Chair of the ASTIN Section Board.

Main areas of expertise: reinsurance, reserving, pricing, IFRS17

 

Ronald Richman

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2025)

Country: South Africa

Qualification: Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary

Experience: Chief Actuary, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Actuarial Function for several insurers over the years.

Main areas of expertise: Non-life insurance, Machine learning, Life Insurance, Risk Management

 

Axel Wolfstein


ASTIN Board designation/Office: Treasurer (2024)

Country: Germany

Qualification: Dipl. Math., Aktuar DAV

Experience: Director of Pricing bei Verti Versicherung AG

Main areas of expertise: pricing, reserving, claims statistics

 

Brian Fannin

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2025)

Country: United States

Qualification: Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics

Experience: Research actuary for the Casualty Actuarial Society

Main areas of expertise: Commercial liability pricing and reserving, capital modeling, predictive modeling

 
 

Miyuki Ebisaki

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2024)

Country: Japan

Qualification: MBA, Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Japan, and Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Insurance (UK)

Experience: Senior Research Officer - Sompo Research Institute Inc.

Main areas of expertise: product development, risk management, M&A

 

Jose Maria (Chema) Agurcia

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2026)

Country: Panama

Qualification: Member Asociación Centroamericana de Actuarios (ACEA), and Master of Actuarial Science and MS Mathematical Risk Management from Georgia State University.

Experience: Regional actuarial director MAPFRE América Central

Main areas of expertise: Risk management, reserving

 

Warda Hadaoui

 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2027)

Country: Norway

Qualification: Fellow of the Norwegian Actuarial Association. International qualification according to the
AAE’s MRA(Mutual recognition agreement) agreement.

Experience: Non-life reservering, actuarial risk modelling and pricing. Boardmember of the Norwegian ASTIN working group 

Main areas of expertise: Non life insurance, reserving and pricing

 
 

Norbert Haible 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2027)

Country: Luxemburg

Qualification:  Dipl. Techn. Math., Aktuar DAV

Experience: Reinsurance Underwriter, Head of Technical Management & Claims at KBC Group Re

Main areas of expertise: Reinsurance structuring, pricing and reserving, Risk modelling, Solvency II, Data Management

 

Sarah Kæstel-Bjerg

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2025)

Country:  Denmark

Qualification: Cand. Act. And CFA

Experience: 15 years experience

Main areas of expertise: Non-life insurance, risk management, model validation

 

Eberhard Müller

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2026)

Country: Portugal

Qualification: Dipl. Math., Aktuar DAV, CERA

Experience: Managing Director, Riskmueller Consulting GmbH

Main areas of expertise: enterprise risk management, Solvency II, reinsurance

 

Cristina Mano

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2027)

Country: Brazil

Qualification: DSc in Production Engineering and MSc in Statistics, Member of Brazilian Institute of Actuaries, 
Affiliate of Casualty Actuarial Society, Fellow of Conference of Consulting Actuaries

Experience: Consulting, Willis Towers Watson and Cantanhede Mano Atuária, Associate Professor of State University of Rio de Janeiro

Main areas of expertise: Reserving, pricing, predictive modeling, M&A

 

Dr. Dimitri Semenovich 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2026)

Country: Australia

Qualification: PhD in Computer Science (Machine Learning); Fellow, Institute of Actuaries of Australia

Experience: Director of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Insurance Australia Group

Main areas of expertise: machine learning, applied mathematical modelling, computational statistics

 

Peng Shi

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2026)

Country: USA

Qualification: PhD, Associate of Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS), Fellow of Society of Actuaries (FSA)

Experience:- Teaching, research, consulting in actuarial science, insurance, and risk analytics, Charles and Laura Albright Professor in Business and Finance at Wisconsin School of Business

Main areas of expertise: on-life Insurance, Predictive modeling, Risk Analysis, Statistical machine learning

 

Dr. Bernard Wong

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2027)

Country: Australia

Qualification: PhD in mathematical sciences from the Australian National University; Fellow, Institute of Actuaries of Australia

Experience: Head of the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies at the University of New South Wales

Main areas of expertise: actuarial risk modelling, optimal decision making

 

Tarmo Koll

ASTIN Board designation/office: IAA Delegate

Country: Estonia

Qualification: MSc, Full Member of Estonian Actuarial Society

Experience:25 years in non-life insurance including managerial positions at ERGO and LHV

Main areas of expertise: Non-life insurance, product development, risk management

 
 

William Weiland

 

ASTIN Board designation/office: IAA Delegate

Country: Canada

Qualification: BSc; Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries; Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society

Experience: Principal, Eckler Ltd.

Main areas of expertise: Reserving, Financial Condition Testing, Pricing,  Expert Witness

 

Dr. Hans Bühlmann

ASTIN Board designation/office: Honorary Chairman

Country: Switzerland

Qualification: PhD in Mathematics; Fellow of the Swiss Actuarial Association

Experience: Professor Emeritus, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)

Main areas of expertise: risk theory, credibility theory, insurance mathematics

 

Dr. Jean Lemaire


ASTIN Board designation/office: Honorary Chairman

Country: USA

Qualification: PhD in Mathematics; Associate of the Society of Actuaries

Experience: Director of the actuarial science program of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Main areas of expertise: mathematical statistics and probability, bonus-malus systems in automobile insurance


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