Francis Analytics is an independent actuarial consulting company
specializing data-mining and other advanced actuarial techniques.
Francis Analytics helps insurance companies and other risk management
organizations create repeatable competency in modeling across
the enterprise. Francis Analytics' services helps its clients
to reduce operational risks inherent in complex projects and to
deliver expected and manageable results for both the immediate
and long term. The ultimate goal is to help our clients to develop
internal competency in complex modeling applied to insurance processes.
Data-modeling competency applied to core functions will provide
leading insurers with a long-term sustainable competitive advantage
and the resulting benefits of superior market performance.
Clients of Francis Analytics can expect the following emphasis
in the design and execution of our engagements:
Depth of Technical Knowledge - practitioners are experienced
in multiple methodologies and software solutions, applied to
the core functions in all major lines of business.
Data Preparation - appropriate treatment of comlplex
data from both a technical and business understanding ensures
the creation of valid models.
Full Life-Cycle Services- support for all of the activities
of modeling projects through complete integration.
Repeatable processes - though ad hoc modeling is sometimes
appropriate, sustained competitive advantage in core processes
depends on the ability to repeat and perfect key modeling activities
Transparency - use of standard approach, transparent
methods and algorigthms, and commercially availablel statistical
tools helps to ensure confidence and ease of adoption.
Transferable knowledge - creating internal competence
through training and education is an explicit objective of our
Cost effective resources - software costs and service
fees are kept to a minimum.
Independent design - the execution of your project is
not dependent upon a single approach, methodology or software
use. The customer and the project determine the software and
mathematical methods used, not the other way around.
Robust planning - the formulation of the project ensures
successful delivery of results and the efficient use of time
The company is led by Ms. Louise Francs,
FCAS, FAAA, a recognized expert in data-mining and advanced