New appointment joins the team from Willis Re

Alice underwood

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Alice Underwood as the global head of its risk consulting and software business.

Based in New York, Underwood joins the Risk Consulting & Software (RCS) team from Willis Re, where she led the North America analytics team and was a member of the Willis Re global leadership team.

Before joining Willis Towers Watson in 2006, Underwood led a team of actuaries and catastrophe modellers at Guy Carpenter. Prior to that, she led the speciality lines pricing team for Converium Re’s North America operations and served as a lead actuary for Zurich Financial Services in both North America and Switzerland.

Commenting on her new appointment, Underwood said: “Willis Towers Watson has so much to offer clients to help them manage their risk and capital, especially in these times of accelerating and disruptive change in the insurance industry. We are in a unique position to bring RCS expertise and solutions to clients, and I am continually impressed by our consultants’ insights, depth of expertise, and dedication to client service.’’