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Boat Services appoints Matt Jones & Bert Kerr as consultants

20th September 2017 - Author: Staff Writer

Boat Services has expanded its catastrophe modelling shared service team with two key appointments of Matt Jones and Bert Kerr, who will work as consultants to oversee the firm’s product development.

Boat Oasis is the multi-peril cat risk modelling platform, delivered by Boat Services, operating on the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework.

The platform delivers a flexible, scalable and secure shared service that offers re/insurers a cost-effective and reliable way to meet their risk modelling requirements.

COMBUS, TigerEye and JBA are the latest vendors to have joined the services platform.

Jamie Khurshid, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Boat Services, commented; “Matt and Bert are joining us at the perfect time. Boat Oasis is building an ecosystem for the (re)insurance community and they will be pivotal in ensuring that the platform meets the needs of the market. I am excited to see the progress made over the coming months.”

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Jones joins Boat with over 20 years of re/insurance industry experience, including 14 years at the Zurich Insurance Group where he acted in various roles in the actuarial pricing and catastrophe risk management fields before becoming Global Head of Catastrophe Management.

Kerr is a London market expert with 10 years of catastrophe risk experience and acted as Head of Exposure Management positions for various Lloyd’s syndicates.

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