Yves Brys holds a master’s degree in commercial sciences, with a major in finance and risk management (EHSAL). Moreover, he has obtained a complementary studies degree in insurance (KUL) and holds a master’s degree in financial and actuarial engineering (KUL). He has also undertaken several training courses, including a special course on pension law (KUL).
Between 2007 and 2015, Yves worked for AXA Belgium as a Research & Development Adviser in the Corporate Technical Life Department. In addition, he represented AXA at Assuralia within the Technical Committee on Health and in the eHealth working group.
Yves is also active in the Belgian Institute of Actuaries (IABE), where he chairs the ‘Mortality’ working group. He is also a member of the ‘Second Pillar’ working group and the International Affairs Committee.
As part of the Pensions Knowledge Centre, Yves is charged with the analysis of the actuarial aspects of the new pension reform and their introduction into the pension models (notably the shift to a points-based system for pensions). He is also responsible for drawing up a new table from the national accounts (“supplementary table on pension schemes in social insurance”) that will present the implicit debt liabilities arising from the statutory pension schemes.