Ryan Specialty Promotes Derek Pouliot to Chief Reserving Officer

MAY 29, 2024 | CHICAGO, IL
– Ryan Specialty, a leading international specialty insurance firm, is pleased to announce effective immediately the appointment of Derek Pouliot to Chief Reserving Officer of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers (RSUM), Ryan Specialty’s suite of managing general underwriters and national programs which provide access to insurance solutions crafted to meet the needs of specific industries.

In his expanded role, Derek Pouliot is responsible for valuation of underwriting results for all business written by RSUM, including portfolio analysis, risk modeling, early warning detection, and analytical claims data production and insights.

Miles Wuller, President and CEO of Ryan Specialty Underwriting Managers, commented, “I’m pleased to recognize Derek in this new role. Derek has been an invaluable colleague to our managing general underwriters and carrier trading partners, helping us drive underwriting profitability goals across our platform.

Derek Pouliot’s previous position at Ryan Specialty was as Senior Vice President and Chief Profitability & Risk Actuary. In this role, Derek led the creation and implementation of the RSUM profitability analysis and played an instrumental role in the establishment and maturation of Geneva Re as a risk bearing instrument supporting business written by RSUM. Prior to joining Ryan Specialty, Derek held the role of Chief Actuary and Head of Actuarial Function for a leading company in Ireland. Derek holds the Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (‘FCAS’) and Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (‘CPCU’) professional designations.

Derek can be reached at or +1 (312) 635-7361.


About Ryan Specialty

Founded in 2010, Ryan Specialty is a service provider of specialty products and solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers. Ryan Specialty provides distribution, underwriting, product development, administration and risk management services by acting as a wholesale broker and a managing underwriter with delegated authority from insurance carriers. Ryan Specialty’s mission is to provide industry-leading innovative specialty insurance solutions for insurance brokers, agents and carriers.

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Alice Phillips Topping
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Ryan Specialty
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