How data and analytics are transforming specialty pricing

Date: March 22, 2023

8am EST · 12pm GMT · 8pm HKT



Cherie Dill

Head of Actuarial Pricing, International at Everest Re

Cherie Dill currently serves as the Head of Actuarial Pricing- International for Everest Reinsurance, a role she assumed in September 2022. Cherie is a long-term employee of EverestRe for going on 10 years. Most recent to her current role Cherie served as the lead actuary for Everest Re Bermuda in which she was responsible for managing the actuarial function for the Bermuda office. Cherie has over 15 years of P&C industry experience and has held various roles in actuarial pricing, reserving, and reporting with a number of reinsurers. Cherie is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Tom Chamberlain

Tom Chamberlain

VP of Customer and Consulting at hx

Tom Chamberlain is an insurance professional with over 20 years experience in the industry, having worked in various positions for a number of large global insurance companies, covering both technical and leadership roles across Actuarial, Underwriting and Senior Management. Tom is a passionate change agent, utilising a collaborative approach and cutting edge technology to drive new and innovative projects forward and bring about lasting change in insurance and reinsurance companies, enhancing and simplifying the customer experience. Tom has a strong entrepreneurial focus, having worked with InsurTechs and Tech companies to help corporates self-disrupt. As VP of Customer and Consulting at hyperexponential, Tom’s main responsibility is to help customers transform their pricing and underwriting units by freeing the potential of actuaries and underwriters to make faster and better data driven decisions.

Stephen Yap

Research Director at
Insurtech Insights

Bobbie Collies is an insurance junkie that comes from an extensive background in commercial underwriting and P&C insurance carrier leadership. She is Chief Growth Officer at Coterie Insurance and a passionate servant leader who loves to help drive strategy and execution. Bobbie has successfully led many project teams in underwriting, distribution, technology, and user experiences for organizations. She is a champion for innovation, customer experience, and a change agent. Some might describe her as an “intrapreneur,” always looking for ways to improve the organizations she works with by bringing new ideas to the table, and more importantly, seeing those ideas come to life. 


Pricing actuaries and underwriters working in specialty have long had to deal with major challenges sourcing, inputting and analysing data. These same issues hold back insurers from being able to offer the most competitive pricing and from fully optimising their portfolios to maximum potential. However, thanks to emerging technology and tools, the game is changing.

Join us live on March 22 as our panel from Swiss Re, Everest Re and hx discuss how data and analytics capabilities are helping pricing teams and specialty insurers.

  • What are the challenges faced in specialty pricing?
  • How will improved data and analytics capabilities drive competitive advantage for specialty insurers?
  • How will the roles of pricing underwriters and actuaries evolve as capabilities improve?