American Academy of Actuaries Names Richard Gibson as Senior Property/Casualty Fellow

January 23, 2019
WASHINGTON—The American Academy of Actuaries is pleased to announce that it has named Richard N. Gibson, an actuary with over 35 years of experience, as its senior property/casualty fellow.

As senior property/casualty fellow, Gibson will communicate the Academy’s work on casualty actuarial issues such as cybersecurity, extreme events and climate risk, workers’ compensation, medical professional liability, automobile insurance, and many more P/C issues to public policymakers and the public.

“Rich brings an impressive depth of actuarial experience and leadership to the Academy’s ongoing work on property/casualty issues,” said Academy President Shawna Ackerman. “He will provide valuable insights in the discussions surrounding today’s P/C public policy issues.”

Gibson has nearly 40 years of actuarial experience, most recently as a consultant, during which he has worked on a diverse portfolio of insurance lines including homeowners’, automobile, workers’ compensation, specialty and commercial property lines. Before 2018, he served 14 years as chief actuary of Hallmark Financial Services, where he also was the company’s appointed actuary. From 2000 to 2003 he was an independent actuarial consultant. Earlier in his career, Gibson directed or managed actuarial services for several insurers, including the California State Automobile Association, TIG Insurance Company, Nationwide, Farmers Insurance Group, Allstate, and others.

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The American Academy of Actuaries is a 19,500 member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession. For more than 50 years, the Academy has assisted public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States.