Keynote Speakers


Dr. Nicholas Barr

With a MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD from the Berkeley University in California. He's a Professor of Public Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE). He is author of numerous articles, and author or editor of more than twenty books. At the heart of his work is an exploration of how market failures can both explain and justify the existence of welfare states. He's one of the world's greatest specialist in pensions.

Lessons from Economic Theory and Practical Experience (presentation) (video)


Dr. Stéphane Loisel

With a PhD in applied mathematics from University of Lyon, a MSc in Actuarial and Finance Science. He is a fellow of the Institut des Actuaires. Professor at ISFA, Université Lyon 1, and associate researcher at CMAP, Ecole Polytechnique. Associate Editor in various journals, and is a specialist in longevity risks, among other things.

Monitoring Actuarial Assumptions in Life Insurance (presentation)(video)

Dr. Jens Perch Nielsen

Dr. Jens Perch Nielsen. is Professor of Actuarial Science at City University
London. Actuary from Copenhagen and statistician from UC-Berkeley. He became research director of RSA with responsibilities in life as well as non-life in 1999. From 2006 until 2012 he worked as an entreprenuer. He is co-author of more than 100 scientific papersin reviewed journals of
actuarial science, economics, econometrics and statistics and also one
book on quantitative operational risk modelling and associate editor of
Digital Finance.

Minimizing Longevity and Investment Risk While Optimizing Future Pension Plans (presentation) (video)