Paul Braithwaite is Senior Managing Director in the Global Insurance Services practice of FTI Consulting. As a past President of the Casualty Actuarial Society with 40 years of industry experience, he brings a deep knowledge and understanding of actuarial science, underwriting, insurance and reinsurance company management to the practice.
Mr. Braithwaite serves as Appointed Actuary to insurance companies, provides expert testimony/dispute resolution support, loss reserve reviews, reinsurance commutations/reserve reviews, liability estimation and allocations of asbestos & environmental and other mass tort claims, underwriting audits, due diligence, finite risk/structured product pricing analysis and regulatory services. He has extensive reinsurance pricing and underwriting experience including the specialty areas of professional liability, workers compensation, umbrella liability, accident & health, agriculture, surety and various other lines of property-casualty business. He consults with companies on capital standards for life, health and property-casualty business and has advised both potential buyers and sellers on strategic acquisitions and divestitures.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Braithwaite was the leader of the insurance services team of a major consulting company, where he also served as the Global Actuarial Practice Leader. Mr. Braithwaite has also held high level executive roles in the industry. He has both testified as an expert and served as an arbitrator in insurance and reinsurance disputes, and he provides expert advice to insurance companies, captives, self-insureds, brokers, regulators, auditors, and investment firms. He brings more than a decade of executive and operational experience within the reinsurance industry, playing such critical roles as Chief Actuary as well as senior vice president and chief underwriting officer across several global specialty business lines.
Mr. Braithwaite is well respected in the insurance / reinsurance industry, holding prominent positions with the Casualty Actuarial Society and other actuarial organizations. He is an oft-requested speaker at industry events and conferences on topics including actuarial professional standards of practice, Capital Requirements and Capital Modeling, Reinsurance Pricing and Risk-Transfer, Reinsurance Arbitrations, and the effects of COVID-19 on the property-casualty insurance industry. He has also published several articles on these topics.
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