PRObability, PROgramming, MAthematics and STAtistics

pricing models

Service - reinsurance renewal support

    - Over 10 years of experience

    - Specialized in property and casualty treaty reinsurance

    - Actuarial evaluations of complex treaty structures

    - Delivers exposure and experience ratings

    - Access to an additional expert in peak periods


Service - developer support

    - Available to develop tools in collaboration with clients

    - Experienced in modelling and visualizing data

    - Task automation - increased efficiency and reproducibility

    - Implementing actuarial algorithms to enhance risk management

    - Video presentation of our reinsurance pricing tool:



Service - solvency tests for reinsurers in Switzerland

    - Swiss Solvency Test (SST) for reinsurers regulated by FINMA

    - ORSA report

    - Balance sheet modeling

    - Estimating the runoff risk



Service - insurance-linked securities (ILS) / catbonds

    - Portfolio optimisation

    - Capitalize on vendor model output

    - Pricing of non-modeled perils

    - Risk accumulation control



in my office Elsa Burren has founded ProMaSta in 2012 in Singapour and moved her business to Montreal, Canada, in January 2021.


.. is a fully qualified actuary of the Swiss Association of Actuaries

.. has a Master in Statistics and a Doctor in Economics from the University of Bern and Study Center Gerzensee; download her diplomas

.. has over 10 years of experience as an actuarial consultant in reinsurance

.. is happy to collaborate on fundamental research

.. listens to deliver an adequate solution, contact

For more information view her LinkedIn profile.


"I have experienced Elsa as a seasoned and competent reinsurance pricing actuary, and she is very familiar with the Swiss StandRe solvency model. She is quick and thorough, she systematically focuses on the relevant issues, and it is always a pleasure working together with her and enjoying her pleasant personality."

"Elsa is an outstanding re/insurance professional with superb and diverse actuarial skills and an enthusiastic can-do attitude!"

"Elsa has deep expertise in statistics, economics and actuarial science. Besides, she has taught herself several programming languages. Elsa is also an outstanding pricing actuary. She has developed an innovative treaty pricing tool. As the distributor of her pricing tool I have seen first hand how feedback from the user base promptly gets processed and incorporated into new, upgraded versions of her tool."

"Working with her on our research project and having her as a peer was very enjoyable and fruitful. Her impressive analytical skills and intuition led our research project to a successful completion and publication in a renowned peer reviewed journal."

"Elsa demonstrated in her dissertation that she was able to discover and tackle interesting research questions and to deal with them in an original way."


Looking forward to getting to know you!
You may reach me by
+1 438 229 8302 (cell / WhatsApp)

Did you know

That traditional reinsurance pricing methods may expose you to arbitrage? Yes, No

That there is an optimal strategy to put your kids to bed? Yes, No

That correlation is a very vague concept? Yes, No

That it is possible to calculated the probability of a perfect day? Yes, No

That sometimes, second best is actually better? Yes, No

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