Ed Shadman
ACAS, MAAA Principal Actuary

Ed is a co-founder and Principal of CASCO with close to 30 years of experience in the actuarial field. Ed leads consulting projects that provide pricing and reserving studies focusing on:

  • Reserve opinions
  • Cost allocation analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Alternative risk financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions`
  • Excess coverage analysis
  • Evaluation of reinsurance options
  • Cash flow analysis for investment strategies

Ed has 20 years of experience as the "Appointed Actuary" or "Loss Reserve Specialist" for casualty insurance companies and risk retention groups domiciled in US, as well as d captive insurance companies domiciled in Bermuda, Barbados, and Cayman Islands.

During the seven years prior to starting CASCO, Ed was with A. Foster Higgins & Company serving as a Managing Consultant to health care, public sector, universities, and large corporate clients with substantial exposure to various casualty commercial lines of insurance.

Prior to joining A. Foster Higgins, Ed was with the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) serving as the manager of the loss reserving section of the Office of the Actuary.

Ed earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Northwestern University and is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (where he has served as a member of the Committee on Reserves, and currently serves on the Joint Program Committee for CAS Loss Reserve Seminar, and as a University Liaison), and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.




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