Derek Chapman, FCAS, MAAA, CERA

Principal and Consulting Actuary


  • Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society
  • Member of the American Academy of Actuaries
  • Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst


  • B.S., Mathematics
    University of Georgia

Derek Chapman has been in the actuarial and insurance field since 1999, joining Merlinos in August 2006.  His experience includes:

Prior to entering the property and casualty field, he worked in software engineering for five years and pension consulting for one year.  His prior work includes:

  • Actuarial valuation of defined benefit plan liabilities and calculation of pension plan benefits.
  • Assistance with homeowners insurance form development and filing.
  • Design and implementation of multi-tiered software applications for the pharmacy benefits management industry.