Barb Addie, B.Math., F.C.A.S., F.C.I.A. - Principal (416) 486-0093 barb@baronactuaries.com
Barb joined the P&C insurance industry in 1979. She has held management portfolios of increasing responsibility culminating in her appointment as President and CEO of a large P&C insurance group that included two insurance companies and two independent brokerages. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of effective corporate strategies relating to distribution, customer segmentation, pricing, product development, and marketing. She has bought and sold both insurance companies and brokerages, established direct response call centre operations, and managed the implementation of Information Technology systems. She has expertise in developing effective reinsurance programs, alternative funding mechanisms, and commercial rating structures.

Barb holds a Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours, Co-op) degree from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of both the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
Ron Miller, Ph.D., F.C.A.S, F.C.I.A. - Principal (416) 486-0097 ron@baronactuaries.com
Ron has been active in the P&C insurance industry since 1977. Working for insurance industry associations, insurance companies and consulting firms, Ron has a broad base of experience in all aspects of P&C insurance. He has extensive experience in Automobile Insurance, where he has authored and co-authored numerous reports for the Insurance Bureau of Canada in Ontario, Alberta, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland, and for other clients in British Columbia and Manitoba. He has extensive experience in risk analysis, statistical analysis, and the development of alternative funding mechanisms, including the establishment and ongoing management of reciprocal insurance exchanges. He is the Appointed Actuary for several insurers.

Ron holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Theory of Probability, both from the University of Toronto, and is a Fellow of both the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
Lynn Nielsen, F.C.A.S, F.C.I.A. - Consultant (416) 486-1036 lynn@baronactuaries.com
Lynn joined the P&C insurance industry in 1979. Working for a number of consulting firms, Lynn has a broad base of experience in all aspects of P&C insurance.

Lynn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Mathematics and Psychology) from Wilfred Laurier University and is a Fellow of both the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. She is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Brad Neilson - Consultant (416) 486-0066 brad@baronactuaries.com
Brad graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B. Sc. Actuarial Mathematics in June 2009, and is in the process of writing the Society of Actuaries exams.

Brad brings strong communication, programming and analytical problem-solving skills to our team. He was a member of the 2007 SFU football team, has Grade 10 piano and plays the guitar.

As a Nickelback fan, Brad demonstrates our corporate commitment to diversity.

Marino Vasantharajah - Consultant (416) 486-0066 marino@baronactuaries.com
Marino graduated from Concordia University with a B. Sc. Actuarial Mathematics and Finance in June 2012, and is in the process of writing the Casualty Actuarial Society exams.

As a mathematics and physics tutor at the university level, Marino demonstrates strong communication and analytical skills, and brings programming expertise to our team. He won the Millenium Excellence Award and Alan Liddiard Memorial Award in 2009.

At time of writing, it is not known if Marino is in fact a Nickelback fan. We respect his request for privacy on this issue.

 

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