Chris Madsen

CEO
Aegon Blue Square Re

Chris Madsen joined Aegon NV in early 2007. He is the Chairman and CEO of Blue Square Re N.V., Aegon’s internal reinsurer and a company he co-founded in 2010.Mr. Madsen holds a Masters in Engineering from Princeton University in Princeton, USA. His undergraduate degree is in Mathematics and Economics. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Financial Analyst. Since he started his professional career in New York in 1990 he has worked as Consulting Actuary and Principal. Mr. Madsen has published numerous articles on underwriting risk solutions and is a frequent speaker on the topic and related innovations. At Aegon, Mr. Madsen has responsibility for enhancing the Aegon group’s economic risk and capital profile through risk structuring solutions. In particular, he was responsible for the innovative longevity solutions that Aegon brought to the capital markets totalling over EUR 20bn of reserves.