James Evans, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership




James Evans

James Evans

James Evans leads the Insurance Advisory practice at BDO Consulting, with more than 20 years of experience in property/casualty insurance, portfolio management and international reinsurance. He focuses on predictive analytics and actuarial services that leverage data analytics and visualization to provide comprehensive risk, insurance operation transformations and capital management services to clients.

Prior to joining BDO, Evans worked as a chief actuary for a Bermuda captive reinsurer, overseeing the projection of more than $3 billion in loss reserves, including presenting analyses to various board committees. In addition, he served in the advisory group at a Big Four accounting firm as actuarial director, specializing in reinsurance industry engagements including risk and capital management projects for the European Solvency II regulations.

He was also a partner and portfolio manager at Prime Advisors, an investment management firm focused on insurance companies. Evans began his actuarial career with Towers, Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) in the risk management practice, providing risk quantification analyses for corporate and insurance clients.

Recent Articles by James Evans

5 Key Questions for Midsize Insurers

This year, mid-sized insurers continue to face significant challenges, but these challenges can be treated as opportunities for organizations to distinguish themselves from competitors. As the digital economy continues to spur change, insurers would be wise to get in front of the curve by taking steps to improve underwriting and increase profitability. Here are five […]

Urgent Need on ‘Silent’ Cyber Risks

This is an unprecedented time for insurers. As margins associated with conventional lines of coverage continue to tighten, pressure is increasing to offer new forms of coverage to respond to the emerging cyber threats facing insureds in today’s digital economy. At the same time, insurers are compelled to make certain that those risks are effectively […]

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