Meet our core team behind the Insurance Learning Suite. Our subject-matter experts work within KPMG Malta’s Advisory function and deliver seminars from our Insurance Learning Suite.
The aim of this Learning Suite is to provide insights into the nature of actuarial work and the basic statistical, mathematical and logical concepts underpinning actuarial work.
Giselle Borg, Director, Insurance Advisory Services, KPMG in Malta
Giselle is currently a Director with the Risk Consulting Insurance Advisory Services team of KPMG in Malta. She assists insurance clients from establishing an insurance set-up in Malta to ongoing regulatory and compliance matters, including Solvency II services. She has experience in the insurance market through her previous role as a director in KPMG Malta’s audit department and her recent involvement in the industry as the Group Financial Controller of an expert in insurance finality and run-off. Giselle has delivered technical training on a number of subjects including audit and international financial reporting standards to clients as well as regulatory bodies. Giselle presents at several conferences on issues relating to financial services and is also involved in articles for various publications.
Matthew Attard, Manager, Risk Consulting Advisory Services, KPMG in Malta
Matthew is currently a manager with KPMG Malta providing actuarial services and supports the firm with actuarial related matters including internal audit, external statutory audits and Solvency II audits for insurance companies and IFRS 17 engagements. Prior to joining KPMG, he was the in-house actuary at a local composite insurance undertaking. In undertaking this role he was involved in piloting the IFRS 17 implementation project, across all workstreams; building a number of models to facilitate reporting under IFRS 17. Matthew was also involved in coordinating with external actuaries on the calculation of both life and non-life technical provisions. This, together with supporting initiatives on investment portfolio optimisation, building a dynamic risk register and reporting tool, together with the development of a bespoke solvency capital requirement calculation assessment tool. He has also undertaken a number of pricing exercises including generalised-linear modelling and other experience-based pricing exercises. Matthew was also involved in matters such as undertaking specific parameter (USP) derivation and validation.