Siyu Tu

Senior Associate

Siyu works as a Senior Associate at Telavance. He has a master degree in Actuarial Science with extensive knowledge and experience in Excel Spreadsheet and SAS. He graduated from Illinois State University with straight A’s for all courses in Dec 2013.

Siyu is currently working with several banks including Signature Bank, Gibraltar Bank and Nordea Bank applying different statistical and non-statistical analysis on the threshold of the bank rules. He has performed Above-The-Line test and Below-The-Line Test for the current bank rules to validate the models. He is also trying to apply regression method to the scoring system to reduce the false negative and optimize the productivity of the model.

Formerly, Siyu interned as actuary in American Family Insurance at Madison, Wisconsin. During his internship, he updated Workers’ Compensation rating procedure. By rewriting the SAS program and excel template, Siyu boosted the efficiency and flexibility for WC indication procedure. He also did pre-reviewing and sensitivity analysis for a commercial auto line. Before that, Siyu had interned at China Pacific Insurance Group in Shanghai, China. He helped develop company rules to comply Actuarial Standard of Practice. While he worked in the insurance industry.

Siyu has solid experience in a wide range of Financial Domain. He has passed 4 actuary exams and CFA level 1 exam.

He has strong math background with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Math at Fudan University, Shanghai China and a Master of Science in Actuarial Science at Illinois State University, Bloomington IL.