Third Point Re’s Albert Zhou Awarded Young Risk and Actuarial Professional of the year in Americas Awards 2020

2020 / 06 / 24

NEW JERSEY, United States of America, June 24, 2020. Albert Zhou, SVP and Actuarial Director of Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd., has been recognised as ‘young risk and actuarial professional of the year’ by industry publication InsuranceERM, a premier online resource for Enterprise Risk Management.

In the publication’s inaugural Americas Awards, which aim to recognise the very best in insurance risk management, actuarial and risk modelling practices serving the Americas, Albert was identified as a rising star in the industry, both for his actuarial contributions and his status as a future leader.

The judges, senior industry experts from re/insurers across the Americas, remarked on ‘the broad and diverse array of talents’ that positioned Zhou as winner in his category.

Zhou was promoted to Senior Vice President at Third Point Re (USA) in May this year, after being appointed Actuarial Director in February 2019. He joined the reinsurer as an actuary in 2014. Zhou leads the US based actuarial team and is responsible for all deal pricing, reserving, and risk reporting. He also makes significant contributions to financial planning and reporting and has built and manages the company's financial optimisation and capital allocation model.

David Govrin, President, Third Point Reinsurance (USA), said; “I am very pleased to see Albert recognised at an industry level for what we at Third Point Re recognise on a daily basis. He is knowledgeable, innovative, collaborative and conscientious, delivering his best for his clients and colleagues as a matter of course. His contribution to our business, and his growth as a team and industry leader is inspiring. I look forward to being able to support him in his ongoing achievements.”

Dan Malloy, CEO, Third Point Re, commented: “I am delighted to be able to congratulate Albert on this well-deserved award.”

“I am proud that Third Point Re can both develop and attract the best expertise in the industry and that we are building a platform and culture that offer future industry leaders of Albert’s calibre the chance to thrive,” he said.

Prior to joining Third Point Re in 2014, Zhou was a consultant with Ernst & Young, where he worked with re/insurance companies and self-insured captives. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He currently serves the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) on the Casualty Actuaries in Reinsurance Seminar planning committee.

About the Company

Third Point Re is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange which, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Third Point Re BDA and Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd. ("Third Point Re USA"), writes property and casualty reinsurance business. Third Point Re BDA and Third Point Re USA each have an "A-" (Excellent) financial strength rating from A.M. Best Company, Inc.



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