Joel Chansky is a principal in the Boston office of Milliman. He joined the firm in 1987. Mr. Chansky's property and casualty insurance experience includes loss reserving, valuation studies, funding studies for captives and self-insureds, rate filing reviews for regulatory authorities, and expert testimony. He also has considerable expertise in the areas of investments and taxes from prior work experience. Mr. Chansky specializes in alternative market issues and has assisted with the formation and/or ongoing actuarial needs of many self-insurers, captive insurers, and risk retention groups. He also reviews captive and risk retention group applications for several state insurance departments. In addition to the alternative market, clients have included traditional property and casualty insurers, reinsurers, insurance departments, attorneys general, trade associations, municipal bond insurers, catastrophe bond special-purpose vehicles, underground storage tank insurers, Lloyd's of London, and syndicates on the New York Insurance Exchange. Mr. Chansky is a faculty member of the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) and a former board member of the National Risk Retention Association, the Arizona Captive Insurance Association, and the Captive Insurance Council of the District of Columbia. He received his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.