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WTW appoints Global Proposition Leader in Data Science for its Insurance Consulting and Technology business

Insurance Consulting and Technology
Insurer Solutions|

March 1, 2022

In the newly created role, WTW has announced the appointment of Pardeep Bassi to advance the company’s global data science and insurance analytics capabilities.

LONDON, March 1, 2022 — WTW (Willis Towers Watson, NASDAQ: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has today announced that it has appointed Pardeep Bassi in the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business. In the newly created role of Global Proposition Leader in Data Science, Bassi will lead the advancement of the unit’s data science capability globally, building on WTW’s market-leading analytics and data science software, Emblem and Radar.

Bassi most recently served as Chief Data Science officer at LV= General Insurance, where he was responsible for creating and delivering the insurer’s advanced analytics and machine learning strategy; working across all business functions to identify and implement solutions for new opportunities where machine learning can provide value to the business. Prior to LV= General Insurance, Bassi has spent time at AXA and Domestic & General, where he built and led data science teams and initiatives.

I am delighted that Pardeep has joined our team to drive further market adoption of AI. He has an outstanding track record of applying innovative techniques to P&C insurance challenges.”

Charlie Kefford | Global Product Leader, P&C Insurance Technology, WTW

Commenting on the appointment, Charlie Kefford, Global Product Leader, P&C Insurance Technology, WTW, said: “WTW is a market leader in insurance analytics with decades of experience of drawing insights from data to support client decision making. We continue to invest, to ensure that our data science capability remains at the cutting-edge of market practice. I am delighted that Pardeep has joined our team to drive further market adoption of AI. He has an outstanding track record of applying innovative techniques to P&C insurance challenges, unlocking significant value.”

Pardeep Bassi said: “WTW has a rich history of developing and delivering cutting edge data driven solutions within insurance. I am very excited to join the hugely experienced and talented individuals at WTW and am looking forward to collaborating to drive global industry wide machine learning adoption. We will turn theory into practice to unlock the enormous potential of machine learning and transform Insurance.”

Insurance Consulting and Technology

WTW’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business has over 1,200 colleagues operating in 35 markets worldwide. It is a leading provider of advice, solutions and software – primarily to the insurance industry. Its consulting services help clients manage risk and capital, improve business performance and create competitive advantage – by focusing on financial and regulatory reporting, enterprise risk and capital management, M&A and corporate restructuring, products, pricing, business management and strategy.

About WTW

At WTW (NASDAQ: WTW), we provide data-driven, insight-led solutions in the areas of people, risk and capital. Leveraging the global view and local expertise of our colleagues serving 140 countries and markets, we help organizations sharpen their strategy, enhance organizational resilience, motivate their workforce and maximize performance.

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