Kevin M. Ryan


Kevin M. Ryan is an actuary and the senior property and casualty fellow at the American Academy of Actuaries. He serves as the actuarial profession’s chief public policy liaison on property and casualty insurance issues. In this role, he communicates the Academy’s work on casualty actuarial issues relating to cybersecurity, catastrophic event risks, workers’ compensation, medical professional liability, reinsurance, auto insurance, and other areas to the public and lawmakers.

Early in his career, Mr. Ryan served as deputy director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, where he initiated early-warning solvency testing programs, a precursor to risk-based capital. He assisted in the formation of the Insurance Services Office, merging independent fire rating bureaus into the fledgling organization, later serving as vice president, commercial lines. For a 10-year period, he served as president of the National Council of Compensation Insurance. He was a partner at and established the East Coast casualty consulting practice for Milliman, and was later a partner at Bickerstaff, Whatley, Ryan & Burkhalter.

Mr. Ryan is a past treasurer of the American Academy of Actuaries and past president of the Casualty Actuarial Society. He received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Fairfield University.