Shalin Haria, Chief Actuary, started his career in actuarial consultancy at PwC, qualifying as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 2007. He then moved into the insurance industry in 2008, joining as Branch Actuary for the London Branch of OdysseyRe, after which he joined Brit Insurance in 2011 where he held a dual role as a Group Actuary and Actuarial Business Partner, with responsibilities extending across pricing, reserving and insurance risk. Shalin joined Talbot as Head of Reserving in September 2018 and was promoted to the newly created role of Chief Actuary in July 2019, with overall responsibility for the Reserving, Pricing, Exposure Management and Cat Modelling teams at Talbot. Shalin has significant actuarial and management experience and holds a BSc (Joint Hons) degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Nottingham. He was appointed to Talbot’s Executive Committee in April 2020.