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EMB is a leading international consulting firm specializing in property and casualty (P&C) insurance. Its services cover personal insurance, commercial insurance, and reinsurance. EMB offers C-Counsel Business Consulting, Actuarial Consulting, Professional Development, and Marketing Sciences.
Additionally, EMB pioneered the development and use of high-performance actuarial software, which allows businesses to perform tasks that would otherwise be impossible, impractical, or hugely time-consuming.
EMB employs more than 300 people around the globe covering North and South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Our clients include 28 of the top 30 P&C companies in the world.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ business advisory professionals provide clients with the confidence to succeed by helping them anticipate, create and manage change. Whether clients are proactively implementing change or reacting to an unplanned event, we leverage our Firm’s resources, deep industry experience, and functional acumen across the areas of operations, finance, organizational strategy and structure, process improvement, human resources effectiveness, technology integration and implementation, risk mitigation and crisis management to help organizations effect sustainable change.
Teradata is the acknowledged global leader in data warehouse innovation and analytical solution development. Every day we raise our customers’ intelligence to higher levels, making them more focused and competitive by gathering enterprise information and extracting actionable insight.
Teradata elevates enterprise intelligence by giving every decision maker the insight required for smarter, faster decisions. We add value and reveal opportunity across more dimensions than any competing solution.
In every industry and geography, our technologies and expertise make the difference. Simply put, Teradata solutions make companies smarter and give them the competitive advantage to win.
To learn more, go to teradata.com
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective–the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues. But more important, our perspective begins at eye level–with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges. By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With approximately 177,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$21.58 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2009. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
Accenture Risk Management Solutions help clients to create and implement an integrated risk management function designed to gain higher economic returns, improve shareholder value and increase stakeholder confidence in an uncertain global economy. Accenture helps companies cost-effectively align risk and reward to fuel growth and drive better business performance while also protecting the interests of shareholders and other key stakeholders. Operating globally across a wide variety of industries and functions, we provide clients with a unique combination of resources—strategic consulting, systems integration and technology delivery at scale, outsourcing and change management services—to embed risk management throughout the enterprise.
Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is a global credit rating organization dedicated to serving the insurance and reinsurance industries. Best’s Credit Ratings provide an independent opinion of the relative financial strength and creditworthiness of risk-bearing entities and investment vehicles. Enterprise risk management is an important area of focus in A.M.
Best’s rating analysis process.
KPMG LLP is a U.S. Limited Liability Partnership and member firm of the KPMG international network of independent member professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG’s Actuarial services and Insurance practice are important components in how we serve the Financial Services industry. Clients value our industry understanding. Fundamental to our success is leveraging insights from our global network of Financial Services professionals. Enterprise Risk Management takes on added significance in today’s environment; we tailor our service offerings to reflect current challenges, accounting for the changing requirements of the industry and its various stakeholders.
Moody’s Analytics provides strategic solutions for measuring and managing risk. We put the best practices of the entire world of credit, economics and financial risk management at your fingertips, helping you compete in an evolving marketplace. In addition to distributing the credit ratings and proprietary research of Moody’s Investors Service, we offer training and consulting services as well as leading-edge software that is tuned to your business challenges and powered by sophisticated models.
The Actuarial Foundation was created in 1994 as a grant-making organization designed to support youth education, consumer education and research and actuarial education initiatives in the public interest. Their mission is to develop, fund and execute education and research programs that serve the public by harnessing the talents of actuaries. The Actuarial Foundation offers a variety of opportunities for you to get involved and make a difference.
Algorithmics is the world’s leading provider of enterprise risk solutions. Insurers around the world use Algorithmics’ software, analytics, and advisory services to help make effective use of available capital, meet regulatory requirements, and protect shareholder value. Leveraging 20 years of financial engineering experience, Algorithmics offers proven, awardwinning solutions that enable insurers to more effectively quantify, measure, monitor, and ultimately mitigate risk. Algorithmics is a member of the Fitch Group.
Barrie + Hibbert are leaders in understanding and modeling financial market risk. We provide software and consultancy to financial services groups around the world. We have built a leading edge suite of flexible and transparent economic scenario generation and asset modeling tools. These can range from enterprise-wide economic capital analysis to the pricing of guarantees to understanding the risks in defined benefit asset strategies.
BPS Resolver products are purchased by companies that have material exposure to failures in legislative compliance, shareholder assurance and long term sustainability.
We make it simple for companies to effectively mobilize people to address these issues proactively and to demonstrate and document these efforts to third parties. BPS Resolver adds value by replacing informal, unreliable, expensive or inflexible systems with easy to adopt and easy to use solutions.
To achieve this, BPS Resolver brings together the best possible technology foundations with the most current industry information and best practice. Since 2002 we have invested over $20 Million in product development and continue to invest a high percentage of our revenues in maintaining and development of leading products.
We proudly support over 300 top brand companies in over 100 countries. Our approach has generated thousands of happy users where we are the governance, risk and compliance system of record. BPS Resolver is the result of a merger between BPS Inc. and Resolver Inc. Both organizations had been working together since 2006. The merger brought together under one roof one of the best teams in the GRC industry as well as complementary products and services.
DFA Capital Management Inc. is a leading provider of ERM software and economic scenario generators for the insurance and financial services industries. With a decade of experience, DFA provides comprehensive software for economic capital modeling, managing assets and liabilities, risk, reinsurance, and corporate planning. Using DFA’s cutting-edge GEMS® economic scenario generators, and ADVISE® stochastic modeling platform, senior executives at leading insurance, reinsurance, asset management, and global consulting firms have discovered the competitive advantages of leveraging DFA software for their financial and economic modeling needs. Discover how DFA can help you uncover the risks you’ve been missing.SM
The mission of DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment is to be the premier executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of actuaries; to be recognized for the service, integrity and forthrightness that the firm brings to each and every business relationship; and to be willing at all times to sacrifice short-term gain for the long-term good and prosperity of our clients, our candidates and, as a result, our organization as well.
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is the world’s leading risk and reinsurance specialist and a part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. With more than 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes risk management and reinsurance solutions that deliver capital value to clients across the globe. The firm’s full range of services includes the consultative expertise of our Line of Business Specialties, the quantitative and modeling skills of our Instrat® unit, the global facultative capabilities of GCFac®, and assistance with all aspects of account servicing. These capabilities, coupled with our deep local market knowledge and commitment to achieving our client’s objectives, fuels superior results. Guy Carpenter’s website address is www.guycarp.com.
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the ComplianceOnline.com portal.
Windows HPC Server 2008 provides a productive, cost-effective, and high-performance computing (HPC) solution that runs on x64-bit hardware. Windows HPC Server 2008 can be deployed, managed, and extended using familiar tools and technologies. Windows HPC Server 2008 enables broader adoption of HPC by providing a rich and integrated end-user experience scaling from the desktop application to the clusters. A wide range of software vendors, in various verticals, have designed their applications to work seamlessly with Windows HPC Server 2008 so that users can submit and monitor jobs from within familiar applications without having to learn new or complex user interfaces.
Milliman is among the world’s largest independent actuarial and consulting firms. From 52 locations worldwide, our staff of 2,400 people includes more than 1,100 qualified consultants and actuaries. Through consulting practices in employee benefits, healthcare, investment, life insurance and financial services, and property and casualty insurance, Milliman serves the full spectrum of business, financial, government, union, education, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to our consulting actuaries, Milliman’s body of professionals includes numerous other specialists, ranging from clinicians to economists. Our clients benefit from Milliman’s broad range of expertise in addressing their enterprise risk management initiatives.
Numerix is the leading provider of cross-asset pricing and risk analytics for derivatives and structured products. Through its comprehensive model library and customizable pricing logic, Numerix enables users to generate fine-tuned valuations for vanilla and exotic instruments across fixed income, inflation, credit, equity, FX, commodities and hybrids. In addition to stand-alone applications and Excel-based solutions, Numerix analytics are pre-integrated into many of the world’s largest trading and risk systems, supporting more than 400 financial institutions and 45 partners across 25 countries. Founded in 1996, Numerix is privately held, with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai.
“It Takes One To Know One… An Actuary Placing Actuaries (and Related Professionals)”
Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor Associates has 40 years of insurance (life, property and casualty, health, pensions and investments) experience. Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has directed the Actuarial, Modeling, & Quantitative Analytics Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. She is the premier CAS Platinum Partner, as well as on the SOA Entrepreneurial Actuaries Section Council, the executive board of ASNY and the advisory board of Columbia University’s MS in Actuarial Science program. Quoted in periodicals and television, Reimer handles each step of every actuarially-related assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99 percent retention rate and 100 percent success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful recruiter of actuaries and related professionals worldwide.
PolySystems provides comprehensive life, annuity and health solutions to support a fully integrated financial modeling and reporting framework in an enterprise wide and production quality environment – an environment that is complete, fast and accurate, controlled, auditable, documented and integrated.
PolySystems’ applications include business-close, forecasts, strategic planning, sensitivity and stochastic analysis, pricing, experience studies, and managing capital, liquidity and risk. With 800 systems installations worldwide, our expertise in implementation design, execution and support is unsurpassed.
Our proficiency in managing data extracts provides accurate inventory and transaction inputs. Powerful calculation engines work on multiple grid options, allowing increased granularity to support ALM, ERM, EC, Earnings Analysis, RBC, and PBA reserve and capital calculations.
PolySystems’ advantage is providing the best fit. We utilize our amalgamated perspective with focused expertise to build customized solutions that align with your financial framework and work for your staff. This alignment allows our solutions to be embedded into decision making processes.
Quantitative Risk Management is the world’s leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 20 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.
Stamford Risk Analytics is a leading provider of enterprise risk management (ERM) products and services. The firm offers a unique set of four software products designed to make implementing Modern ERM a practical reality. The firm also offers educational seminars and advisory and consulting services.
VIPitech is a proven actuarial modeling system used by a global client base to deliver essential risk and value information to support reliable and efficient decision making. VIPitech’s advanced design specifically addresses the need for more realistic and complex modeling, ensuring that facing the challenges of risk-based regulatory requirements is a less daunting prospect. VIPitech can work as a complete asset-liability modeling framework or augment your existing capability to maximize the investment you have already made in your liability modeling system. If the deficiencies in your existing modeling capability have prompted you to review your requirements — Towers Watson can help.
Ultimate Risk Solutions (www.ultirisk.com) is a leading global provider of state-of-the-art Dynamic Financial Analysis software called Risk Explorer™ and other risk modelling software products for non-life re/insurance industry.
Risk Explorer™ is used BY INDUSTRY LEADERS for portfolio risk modelling, risk-based capital evaluation, ceded/assumed reinsurance analysis and regulatory compliance. Risk Explorer™ can be seamlessly integrated into your firm’s IT infrastructure.