Swiss Re Insurance-Linked Fund Management

Original Risk: A Society for Change Agents

Ariel Re hires former Nephila-exec Oswald as Chief Analytics Officer


Ariel Re, the Bermuda-headquartered international reinsurance company, has hired Apryle Oswald to the newly created role of Chief Analytics Officer.

apryle-oswald-ariel-reOswald had spent the last eight years working as a Portfolio Manager at the largest insurance-linked securities (ILS) asset manager, Nephila Capital.

Oswald now joins Ariel Re from December 20th 2021 and will be based in the firm’s Bermuda office.

The new position at Ariel Re will put Oswald in charge of a team responsible for providing the reinsurance the firm with advanced analytics to support its underwriting capabilities.

Oswald will also assist Ariel Re by supporting the reinsurers’ global data management and governance, research and develop new data analytics capabilities and expanding its current analytics abilities.

It’s expected to be achieved by leveraging Ariel Re’s proprietary, portfolio software system to service its clients, regulators and investors.

Oswald served as Portfolio Manager at Nephila Capital for 8 years, before which she spent 7 years with RenaissanceRe as a Vice President, Underwriting. She has also worked at KPMG in Bermuda, Calfarm Insurance and AIG in actuarial roles during her career.

Ariel Re said that the hire “aligns with Ariel Re’s vision of being the premier manager of reinsurance risk.”

“We are delighted to welcome Apryle to this new position,” explained Ariel Re CEO Ryan Mather. “Apryle brings a wealth of experience and tremendous knowledge of the market, which will complement the skills of the strong analytics team we already have in place.

“The appointment of a Chief Analytics Officer reflects our ambition to embed and co-ordinate analytics across all lines of business we write, underlining its importance as a core foundation for our future success.”

Ariel Re leverages third-party reinsurance capital to support its underwriting and has added a number of hires with ILS fund management experience over the last few years.

Register today for ILS NYC 2023, our next insurance-linked securities (ILS) market conference. Held in New York City, February 10th, 2023.

Artemis ILS NYC 2023 - Insurance-linked securities conference in New York City

Get a ticket soon to ensure you can attend. Secure your place at the event here!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Artemis Newsletters and Email Alerts

Receive a regular weekly email newsletter update containing all the top news stories, deals and event information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Receive alert notifications by email for every article from Artemis as it gets published.