Daria Ossipova is Head of Health and Longevity R&D at SCOR and leads five centers of excellence situated around the globe: Longevity (Paris), Health (Cologne), Critical Illness (Singapore), Long Term Care (Paris) and Disability, Unemployment and Special Risks (Paris). She joined SCOR in 2002 and since then has built a strong multi-cultural and cross-functional team of specialists: demographers, mathematicians, epidemiologists and statisticians, who provide their expertise and modelling capacities to the insurance industry to optimize profitability, expand insurance coverage and provide new solutions adapted to protection and prevention needs.
Daria’s teams conduct research projects, assist local entities with product development, establish scientific partnerships with academics and contribute to the risk management policy as well as capital modelling. She holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics with honors from St Petersburg State University and a PhD (with distinction) in Mathematics from Hull University in UK and subsequently completed a post-doctorate fellowship at the French National Scientific Research Centre (CNRS). Daria then chose to go into applied research, gradually taking the lead role at SCOR in the successful combination of research and its practical applications.