Sep, 18-20 2019:  the four UB students who won the sixth edition of “The Challenge Program”, visited the headquarters of the Zurich Insurance Group (Switzerland) as part of the ‘Zurich Experience Award 2019’. The ‘Challenge Program’ is an annual education activity organized by the UB Zurich Chair in which students of the Master in Actuarial and Finance Science of the University of Barcelona participate in a business case study. The business case of this edition ‘KPID: key performance indicator dashboard’ was supervised by Pilar Ramiro (Zurich Chief Reserving Actuary)

The winners of the Zurich Experience Award 2019 were announced during the last Actuarial Day 2019 ceremony. The four members of the winning team made a two-day visit to the Zurich Development Center. The team was composed of these four members: Ander Andrade, Alvaro Pineda, Bernat Ros and Rodrigo Sánchez.

The students attended a series of meetings with Florent Carron (Chief Actuary EMEA Reserving Centre of Excellence), Martin Mosser (Head of Analytics and CoE Support) and Bastien Solioz (Chief Reserving Actuary GCIEMEA). They also had a working lunch with Nelly Altwegg (Head Reserving Nordic and support CI Spain) and Lionel Philippoz (Reserving Actuarial Analyst CoE, Reserving Commercial ZLS & Spain IFRS 17) in Skykey Canteen. Eventually, the four students were able to enjoy the city.