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Max Mindel, FCAS, MAAA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
San Francisco, CA, US

Tel: +1 415 3943742

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Casualty Actuarial Society
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries


  • BS, Mathematics, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Masters of Science, Mathematics, Michigan State University

Current Responsibility

Max is a principal and consulting actuary with the Property and Casualty practice in Milliman’s San Francisco office. He joined the firm in 2008.


Max’s areas of expertise include:

  • Using powerful predictive modeling tools to help companies improve loss ratios and overall profitability on poor performing segments of business, including developing tools to help guide marketing initiatives.
  • Property ratemaking in catastrophe exposed areas, including developing rating plans and territorial definitions, incorporating the use of catastrophe models and other advanced analytical metrics to better understand coastal risks.
  • Personal lines ratemaking for auto, homeowners, and personal umbrella insurance, including profitability reviews, rate-plan analyses, generalized linear modeling, and competitor comparisons.
  • Ratemaking and rate and rule filings for general liability, commercial property, and commercial package lines of business.
  • General state regulatory compliance.
  • Specialized experience in the regulatory environment surrounding Florida’s insurance industry.
  • Personal lines and commercial lines reserving for insurers.

Prior to joining Milliman, Max was a pricing manager with the Auto Club Group in Dearborn, Michigan and an Associate Actuary at CNA Insurance Group in Chicago.

  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman