Vice President Risk and Analytics, Hamilton Re
Hanni Ali joined Hamilton Re in 2014 and is Senior Vice President, Risk & Analytics. Overseeing a team of nine that includes catastrophe modellers and data scientists, he has responsibility for providing the portfolio reporting for Hamilton’s management, Board, regulators, market bodies and rating agencies.
Hanni directs the development of the Hamilton Risk & Analytics Platform (HARP), a comprehensive reinsurance system utilized across Hamilton Insurance Group to provide high performance stochastic pricing and portfolio calculations. He and his team have developed portfolio optimization approaches using genetic algorithms; extensively automated numerous processes; implemented data augmentation for incoming data; and designed advanced stochastic simulations for reinsurance. Hanni supports underwriting with pricing and portfolio management. He manages much of the ceded reinsurance and has been involved in developing Hamilton’s third-party capital platform to match capital to risk.
From 2012 to 2014, Hanni worked for Allied World Assurance Company and was responsible for developing pricing and portfolio accumulation, reporting and analytics systems, and the pricing of inwards and outwards reinsurance contracts. From 2008 to 2012, he worked for Montpelier Re, and developed the pricing and portfolio management system used to manage the organization’s global book of business for catastrophe risk.
Prior to entering the reinsurance sector, Hanni worked for four years in London’s financial services sector, developing equity, commodity and FX pricing models, and ran his own startup developing High Performance Computing systems.
Ultimately, Hanni considers himself a physicist. He holds a bachelor of science degree in physics from Imperial College, London, England. He is an Associate of the Royal College of Science, an Associate Member of the Institute of Physics and an associate of the Royal Meteorological Society.