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Waypoint Announces Addition of Chief Actuary


Waypoint is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Kelly Edmunds as a Principal and our Chief Actuary. Kelly is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries who brings 23 years of insurance and reinsurance experience to Waypoint.

Kelly began his career in the industry with KPMG in New York before joining AIG / Transatlantic Re where he priced and underwrote Med Mal, D&O, Lawyers Professional and Work Comp. He then gained experience producing and placing specialty reinsurance programs as a Senior Vice President at Willis Re. More recently Kelly was the Director of Reinsurance Pricing at Catlin Underwriting Inc. where he managed a team of six actuaries and had overall responsibility for pricing all P&C lines of business in the US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Just prior to joining Waypoint, Kelly held the position of Pricing Director, Property Reinsurance, North America with XL Catlin.

“Having had the good fortune to work with Kelly for seven years at Catlin and XL Catlin, we are very excited about the deep experience Kelly brings to Waypoint,” said Joseph Horan, Managing Partner. “Kelly’s great wealth of knowledge allows him to immediately support our profitable growth objectives across many lines of business.”

“Kelly’s proven ability to build sophisticated pricing models across a wide variety of products is a perfect fit for our current offering and future ambitions,” said Jason Denechaud, Managing Partner. “In his role as Chief Actuary, Kelly will be a key contributor to Waypoint’s delivery to our capacity partners and clients through best in class analytics and data driven decision making.”

“I am ecstatic to join the team of highly respected underwriters at Waypoint” Kelly said. “It was great to work with this management team at prior organizations, and I look forward to reuniting with them in the collaborative and entrepreneurial atmosphere they have created at Waypoint.”


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