Chris Madsen joined Aegon NV in early 2007. He is the Head of Aegons Global Underwriting Center.
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 and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Since he started his professional career in New York in 1990 he has worked as Consulting Actuary and Principal. Mr. Madsen has published numerous articles on 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 internetof-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. Until May 2019 he was the chairman and CEO of Blue Square Re N.V., Aegon’s internal reinsurer and a company which he co-founded in 2010.