One hundred RMS analysts have earned CCRA certification through its education programmes

Risk Management Solutions (RMS) has announced that over 100 professionals have now earned their Certified Catastrophe Risk Analyst (CCRA) designation.

Michael Schrah, senior vice president – head of global risk management, Endurance Specialty, coimmented: ‘The education programmes offered by RMS have helped our catastrophe modeling analysts gain a deeper understanding of issues like data quality, uncertainty, and the appropriate use of modeled loss results. At this point, cat modeling is such an integral part of the risk management process in our company that it is invaluable to have well-qualified individuals on staff. CCRA has become synonymous with high-caliber analysts, and we will certainly continue to use the programmes to train our team and earn the recognition offered by the CCRA credential.’

Launched in 2005, the RMS Catastrophe Analysis Training (CAT) program prepares participants for the CCRA exam.

Commented Cheryl TeHennepe, vice president at RMS: ‘Our goal with the CCRA designation is to set a new standard for formalized catastrophe risk modeling education, and the industry response shows that we are succeeding. Client feedback has been extremely positive, particularly on the quality and depth of teaching, which validates our approach to the subject matter, and confirms that we are helping to create a more insightful cat modeling community. We are proud to offer industry-recognized credentials to the many highly skilled individuals within the catastrophe risk modeling profession.’