Casualty Actuarial Society

About Us

About Us

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education. Founded in 1914, the CAS is the world’s only actuarial organization focused exclusively on property and casualty risks and serves over 8,000 members worldwide. CAS members are experts in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, finance, risk management, and enterprise risk management. Professionals educated by the CAS empower business and government to make well-informed strategic, financial and operational decisions.

Strategic Plan

(as adopted by the CAS Board of Directors, August 7, 2017)

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Board of Directors has adopted a revised version of the CAS Strategic Plan, which sets the direction for the CAS's continued growth and success over the next five years.

Mission Statement

(as adopted by the CAS Board of Directors, November 7, 2010)

The purposes of the Casualty Actuarial Society are:

  • to advance the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to general insurance, including property, casualty and similar risk exposures;
  • to expand the application of actuarial science to enterprise risks and systemic risks;
  • to establish and maintain standards of qualification for membership;
  • to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and competence;
  • to increase the awareness of actuarial science;
  • and, to contribute to the well being of society as a whole.

Vision Statement

(as adopted by the CAS Board of Directors, November 7, 2010)

Actuaries are recognized for their authoritative advice and valued comment wherever there is financial risk and uncertainty.

CAS Diversity Statement

(as adopted by the CAS Board of Directors, March 25, 2015)

In principle and in practice, the CAS values and seeks diverse participation within the property and casualty actuarial profession. In support of those values, the CAS encourages an inclusive community where differences are celebrated and all have the opportunity to participate to their fullest potential in the CAS’s success. The CAS commits time and resources to accomplish this objective.

Read the complete CAS Diversity Strategy.

Definition of a Casualty Actuary

(as adopted by the CAS Board of Directors, November 7, 2010)

A casualty actuary is a professional skilled in the analysis, evaluation and management of the financial implications of future contingent events primarily with respect to general insurance, including property, casualty, and similar risk exposures. A casualty actuary has practical knowledge of how these various risks interact with each other and the environment in which these risks occur.

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The CAS Roundtable

Posted on 04/20/2018
By Erin Olson

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