ASTIN

Leadership and Governance

Board

Chairman Frank Cuypers (2025)
Vice-Chairman Michiel Van Der Wardt (2023)
Secretary Axel Wolfstein (2024)
Treasurer Eberhard Müller (2023)
Members Miyuki Ebisaki (2024)
Brian Fannin (2025)
Bor Harej (2023)
Salma Jamal (2023)
Sarah Kæstel-Bjerg (2025)
Yuriy Krvavych (2023)
Pierre Miehe (2023)
Ronald Richman (2025)
Dimitri Semenovich (2023)
Bernard Wong (2023)
IAA Delegates Robert Conger
William Weiland
Honorary Chairmen Hans Bühlmann
Jean Lemaire


Dr. Frank Cuypers

ASTIN Board designation/office: Chairman (2021)

Country: Switzerland

Qualification: PhD in Theoretical Physics; Fellow of DAV and the Swiss Association of Actuaries

Experience: Partner, Prime Re Solutions

Main areas of expertise: actuarial engineering

 

Michiel Van Der Wardt

ASTIN Board designation/office: Vice-Chairman (2022)

Country: The Netherlands

Qualification: MSc in Actuarial Science; Fellow of the Actuarial Society of the Netherlands

Experience: Freelance Senior Non-Life Actuary and Risk Manager

Main areas of expertise: enterprise risk management, Solvency II

 

Axel Wolfstein


ASTIN Board designation/Office: Secretary (2024)

Country
: Germany

Qualification
: Dipl. Math., Aktuar DAV

Experience
: Director of Pricing bei Verti Versicherung AG

Main areas of expertise
: pricing, reserving, claims statistics

 

Eberhard Müller

ASTIN Board designation/office: Treasurer (2022)

Country: Portugal

Qualification: Dipl. Math., Aktuar DAV, CERA

Experience: Managing Director, Riskmueller Consulting GmbH

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

 
 

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

 

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

 


Bor Harej


ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

Country: Slovenia

Qualification: Mathematics, University of Ljubljana; Fellow of the Slovenian Association of Actuaries

Experience: Head of Strategic Analysis, Non-life Actuarial Department, Zavarovalnica Triglav

Main areas of expertise: risk management, capital modelling, Solvency II

 
 

Salma Jamal

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

Country: France

Qualification: Masters in Actuarial and Financial Sciences, Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurances; Fellow of the French Institute of Actuaries

Experience: Supervisor – Life & Non-Life Insurance, KPMG

Main areas of expertise: modelling; Solvency II, IFRS 17, M&A, data governance, audit

 

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

 


Pierre Miehe

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

Country: France

Qualification: Certified Actuary (IA and CERA); Fellow of the French Institute of Actuaries

Experience: Director, Milliman

Main areas of expertise: non-life insurance pricing, reserving and risk modelling

 


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 Enteprise 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

 


Kristen Sasady

 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2021)

Country: Denmark

Qualification: MSc in Actuarial Mathematics, Fellow of the Danish Actuarial Association, Chairperson of Danish ASTIN Chapter

Experience: Head of the Actuarial department @ AkademikerPension

Main areas of expertise:General Insurance, Pensions, Risk management, Solvency II, Leadership

 

Dr. Dimitri Semenovich 

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

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

 

Dr. Yuriy Krvavych

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

Country: UK

Qualification: PhD in Mathematics (Kiev), PhD in Actuarial Studies (Sydney)

Experience: Managing Director, Guy Carpenter

Main areas of expertise: enterprise risk management, risk and capital modelling, Solvency II

 


Dr. Bernard Wong

ASTIN Board designation/office: Member (2022)

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

 

Bob Conger

ASTIN Board designation/office: IAA Delegate

Country: United States

Qualification: Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society; Member of the American Academy of Actuaries; Honorary Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Experience: Consultant, Willis Towers Watson

Main areas of expertise: workers compensation, insurance company strategy and management, mergers and acquisitions, expert testimony

 

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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