Burr brings nearly 25 years of experience to his new role. He joins from RenaissanceRe Syndicate 1458 where he served as senior pricing actuary. Burr was instrumental in the creation of the syndicate’s pricing platforms and the extension of its capabilities to accommodate new classes of business.
Prior to this he served as an executive director for Willis Ltd where he provided actuarial support to brokers, optimizing reinsurance solutions and later joined the capital markets team and played an integral role in Willis’s first two public catastrophe bond placements. Burr qualified at Swiss Re UK and headed the Reserving Team before structuring Alternative Risk Transfer solutions. Burr began his career as an actuarial analyst for ITT London & Edinburgh.
Julian Enoizi said: “Pool Re continues to evolve its offering to reflect a shifting threat and a broader terrorist arsenal. A robust actuarial platform is essential to ensure that our proposition remains a leading example of terrorism reinsurance cover. Stephen is the ideal candidate to manage our actuarial function. He joins with an exceptional track record and I am certain that our Members will quickly benefit from his expertise. I am very pleased to welcome him to the team.”