Chris Madsen is Chairman and CEO of Blue Square Re N.V., Aegon’s internal reinsurer and a company he co-founded in 2010.Mr. Madsen holds a Masters in Engineering from Princeton University in Princeton, USA. His undergraduate degree is in Mathematics and Economics. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
He started his professional career in New York in 1990, working as Consulting Actuary and later Principal. Mr. Madsen has published numerous articles on innovative underwriting risk solutions and is a frequent speaker on the topic and related developments.
Mr. Madsen is an avid proponent and driver of integrating start-up and insurtech expertise into insurance solutions – including internet-of-things applications as well as blockchain initiatives such as “B3i”. He is also responsible for the ground-breaking longevity solutions that Aegon brought to the capital markets totalling over EUR 20bn of reserves.