Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary - Head of Global Actuarial Services
Matthew Duke leads global actuarial services at Xceedance. He brings 15 years of leadership in actuarial and analytics with expertise in strategy execution, facilitating organizational change, and solving business challenges with analytical insights that directly impact profitability.
Prior to joining Xceedance, Matthew worked at Blackboard Insurance as head of pricing and growth analytics, where he developed actuarial pricing infrastructure, led state filing initiatives, redefined the role of an actuary, and recruited top talent. In addition to interim head of risk at Blackboard, Matthew held positions at Freedom Mortgage, Guy Carpenter, and Arch Insurance Group. He started his career at Travelers, as a participant in the company’s Actuarial Leadership Development Program.
Matthew is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and is recognized as an associate in reinsurance by The Institutes. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has a bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University in applied mathematics and statistics, and economics, and a minor in business.