The Casualty Actuarial Society Elects Nancy Braithwaite as President


Arlington, VA ( - The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is pleased to announce Nancy Braithwaite, a distinguished insurance industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in risk management, as its newly elected president. Braithwaite’s one-year term began at the organization’s recent Annual Meeting in Orlando.

Nancy Braithwaite

Braithwaite has an extensive background in the development of loss costs and policy forms for industrywide use, as well as specialty lines experience in pricing, planning, and reserving. She is a Second Vice President and Actuary in the Excess Casualty Department at Travelers Insurance Company, where her responsibilities include planning, large account pricing, and training and underwriter support related to pricing and rate adequacy monitoring. She is also the co-author of a noted paper on general liability ratemaking.

Braithwaite has been an actively involved with the CAS for three decades, having earned her Associateship with the CAS in 1988 and her Fellowship in 1989. She has served in numerous volunteer positions with the organization, including as CAS Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and also holds the designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). Braithwaite earned her B.A. in mathematics and computer science from New York University.

“I am honored to be a part of an organization that continues to play such a critical role in the advancement of the property and casualty insurance industry,” said Braithwaite.  “During a time in which data analytics and other emerging risks are coming to the forefront, my mission as president will be to ensure that the Casualty Actuarial Society continues to serve as a trusted, relevant resource on risk management for the industry, our employers, and the public.”

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