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Guy Carpenter expands international analytics and advisory capabilities

13th May 2019 - Author: Luke Gallin

Global reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has announced a number of international analytics and advisory appointments in London, including the addition of Richard Rodriguez as its new Head of Analytics and Advisory, UK and Global Specialties.

Guy CarpenterPreviously a Chief Actuary at Lloyd’s of London, Rodriguez brings more than 30 years of insurance consultant experience to Guy Carpenter. He joins the firm on June 17th, and will be based in London, reporting to Robert Bentley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Strategic Advisory. 

In this newly created role, Rodriguez will lead the firm’s analytics and advisory capabilities for the UK and Global Specialties. At the same time, he will serve on Guy Carpenter’s London Operating Committee and the Global Strategic Advisory Executive Committee.

Prior to Lloyd’s, Rodriguez was a partner at Willis Towers Watson, and also a senior equity partner at EMB.

The reinsurance broker has also announced that addition of two insurance consulting experts in its London office, designed to enhance its capital, volatility, and growth advisory capabilities both in London and internationally.

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Yuriy Krvavych has joined the firm from PwC, where he provided consulting services to Lloyd’s and London market firms. Krvavych brings a range of expertise to the broker, including enterprise risk modelling, risk and capital modelling, model validation, predictive modelling, and also governance and compliance.

Vasilka Bangeova has also joined Guy Carpenter from Grant Thornton LLP, an appointment the firm says will enhance its international accounting advisory capabilities, with a focus on IFRS 17. She has previously held senior roles in the Lloyd’s and London company markets at reinsurance giant Swiss Re, Prudential Assurance, and Aviva.

Guy Carpenter CEO, Peter Hearn, said: “We are excited by these hires, which support Guy Carpenter’s strategic imperative to enhance our analytics and advisory services to support our clients who demand ever more sophisticated advice and solutions.”

CEO of Guy Carpenter International, James Nash, commented: “Our clients are facing unprecedented regulatory, accounting and reinsurance challenges associated with Solvency II, IFRS 17 and Basel III. We are committed to building expertise to help clients navigate these challenges and succeed.”

Bentley, added: “Guy Carpenter is committed to understanding the unique challenges our clients face no matter where they do business, and delivering insights and expertise that helps our clients profitably grow their businesses.”

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