Mark Shapland

Mark Shapland

Mark Shapland is a senior consultant with the Dubai office of Milliman. He joined the firm in 2003 after 24 years of experience at insurance companies and other consulting firms. His area of expertise is non-life insurance, with a wide variety of experiences in pricing (personal and commercial lines), reserving (including reserve variability and asbestos liabilities), individual risk and association-type dividend plans and premium rates for large accounts, reinsurance, data management, solvency, financial condition reporting, dynamic risk modeling and enterprise risk management.

Shapland has international experience, having worked in Europe for four years, as well as shorter assignments in many other countries, including the Middle East. He has significant management experience as chief actuary for two different insurance companies. He also created and conducted training seminars on reserving and pricing topics for executives worldwide and was a key member of a team that created an executive training program based on computer simulations.

Recent Articles by Mark Shapland

Quantum Leap on Reserve Estimates

No single liability is quite as important to insurers as a best estimate of unpaid claims. It drives earnings reports, shapes financial statements and influences a host of other management decisions. But aberrations in data and model risk often cast a shadow over the reliability of reserve ranges from which this point is selected. Traditional […]

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