Cyber risk modelling company Kovrr has expanded its Advisory Board with the addition of Visesh Gosrani, Chair of the Institute and Faculty of the Actuaries Cyber Risk Working Party.
Gosrani has over 20 years of experience as an actuary and Chief Risk Officer in the insurance industry.
He currently runs a consulting firm, where he advises large insurers and reinsurers on issues surrounding cyber strategy, and also co-founded Shoal, which was acquired by Cyence.
After the acquisition, Gosrani was named Director of Actuarial and Risk at Cyence and continued in this role after Cyence was acquired by Guidewire.
Prior to working for Cyence and Guidewire, Gosrani was Chief Risk Officer for Asta, a Lloyd’s of London Managing Agent, Actuarial Leader for Genworth and a Consulting Actuary for Deloitte and PwC.
“Kovrr provides insurance professionals unique visibility into their modeling methodologies and the underlying data,” said Gosrani.
“This type of transparency allows carriers to quickly validate their assumptions while strengthening their internal cyber risk expertise. I’m excited to help Kovrr enable their customers in these important endeavors,” he added.
“Cyber models are indispensable for assessing and quantifying cyber risk and transparency is a major factor for (re)insurer adoption.”
Yakir Golan, CEO of Kovrr, also commented: “We’re excited to welcome Visesh to the advisory board. Kovrr constantly introduces innovation to provide its customers with unique views of risk.”
“I’m confident that Visesh’s extensive experience in actuarial science, cyber risk modeling, and the insurance industry will be a great asset to Kovrr’s team, customers, and partners.”