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Beata Puls

Life/Health Pricing Actuary, Cologne

Beata Puls is a Product Specialist for mortality products in our Life/Health Research & Development department. Based in Cologne, she supports Gen Re’s international clients in all aspects concerning the development and pricing of mortality products. Her tasks include the annual conduct of Gen Re’s mortality investigations in the German market. Beata is a member of the German Actuarial Society (DAV).

  • Warum werden nur einige von uns 100 Jahre alt?

    By Beata Puls |Jun 24, 2019|Deutsch

    Die Herleitung stabiler Sterbetafeln ist eine der wichtigsten Aufgaben für Lebensversicherer. Sterbewahrscheinlichkeiten für einzelne Alter sind in der Regel sehr klein, für verlässliche Schätzungen benötigt man daher eine eher große Stichprobe. Anderenfalls...

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  • Why Do Some People Survive to Age 100? - An Actuary’s Perspective

    By Beata Puls |May 29, 2019|English

    Developing reliable life tables is one of the most important objectives for life insurance companies. Mortality rates for single ages are usually very small numbers and we need a rather large sample size to obtain reliable estimates. Otherwise, they are...

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  • Treating Ageing to Extend a Healthy Lifespan

    By Beata Puls |Dec 20, 2017|English

    Life expectancy has increased remarkably in the last few decades. The number of people living to or even beyond age 100 is expected to increase. This puts ageing at centre stage alongside healthy life expectancy – meaning the years an ageing person can...

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