Sean Russell

Managing Director at Guy Carpenter

Sean joined Guy Carpenter in 2007 from Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada, where he was Managing Director, Head of Underwriting and Appointed Actuary, responsible for overseeing all underwriting activities for their property and casualty business segments in Canada and the English Caribbean. Prior to Swiss Re, he worked for SCOR Reinsurance Company for three years. Sean started his insurance career at The Guardian Insurance Company of Canada as an actuary with responsibilities for pricing, reserving and ceded reinsurance, later assuming the role of Director of Personal Lines.

At Guy Carpenter, Sean is a member of the senior management team and works as a lead reinsurance broker for some of Canada’s largest national and regional writers. He places a variety of reinsurance programs into markets in Toronto, Bermuda, and London. Sean coordinates and delivers all of Guy Carpenter’s services to their clients, including the design, negotiation, and placement of reinsurance programs.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario. He is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

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