||Adrian Daryl Baskir (2024)
||Alexander Leung (2024)
||Aldona Skucaite (2022)
||Ed Pudlowski (2022)
||Willem C. Claasen (2024)
Luis Maldonado (2024)
Kevin Manning (2022)
Lisa Morgan (2022)
Pedro Pacheco (2024)
Stuart Rodger (2022)
Shereen Sayre (2024)
Kay Shong (2024)
Adrian Daryl Baskir, Chair
Region: UK with significant international experience in many markets
Qualifications: B.Bus.Sc (Hons)(UCT), FIA
Experience: 33 years including 21 years in health insurance. Adrian is Chief Underwriting Officer at Bupa in the UK where he has worked for over 10 years and has been in his current role since 2019 having previously been Chief Actuary in International Markets. He is currently Chair of IAAHS and a Member of the IFoA Health & Care Board. He was a founding member of the Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group. He was previously President of the Actuarial Society of South Africa in 2006/7 and served on the IFOA Council. He moved from South Africa to the UK in 2009 and lives and works in London.
Expertise: Medical Expenses, Long Term Care
Languages: English, Afrikaans
Alexander T. Leung, Vice-Chair
Regions: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Qualifications: MBA (UC Berkeley), BSc in Mathematics (UCLA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries
Experience: Co-founder of OneDegree, an insurtech company with presence across Asia and an insurer in Hong Kong. Prior to starting OneDegree, Alex was in leadership roles at a number of successful health and insurtech startups in the U.S. and Asia. He also had been a consultant with the World Bank and Deloitte Consulting.
Expertise: Social impact, health care strategy, long-term care, product development, actuarial analyses, competitive strategy, operations improvement, and pricing analytics
Languages: English, Mandarin
Aldona Skucaite, Secretary
Qualifications: Masters in Actuarial Science (Vilnius University), PhD in Mathematics (Vilnius University), Full (qualified) member of Lithuanian Society of Actuaries (Lietuvos aktuarų draugija)
Experience: Aldona started her career as actuary in one of the largest life insurance companies in Lithuania. Her work included pricing and risk management of life and health products. Currently Aldona is mainly involved in educating of future actuaries in Vilnius University. She is also an active member of IAA Social Security Committee.
Expertise: Mortality Modeling, Pricing of Life Annuities, Education
Languages: English, Lithuanian, Russian
Ed Pudlowski, Treasurer
Qualifications: Associate of the Society of Actuaries, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA), BS in Applied Mathematics (Indiana University of Pennsylvania). Ed was the 2019 President of the CCA and chairs its Healthcare Community. He also serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of the International Actuarial Association (IAA).
Experience: Ed has more than 35 years of experience developing human resource philosophies and supporting strategies to improve employer’s return on their investment in human capital. Prior to founding MorningStar Actuarial Consulting, Ed was Chief Operating Officer with American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC, a Partner with Ernst & Young, a consultant for two large consulting firms, Mercer and Buck Consulting, and the Assistant Actuary for a large health insurance company.
Expertise: Healthcare consulting, employee benefits
Willem C. Claasen
Region: Europe, Middle East and Africa
Qualifications: Bcom (Insurance Science), Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa
Experience: 22 years full time medical insurance experience. Initial experience in Southern Africa, incl. one year as Head: Marketing & Sales of a health insurer. Since 2012 in Switzerland and focusing on EMEA. Head: Medical Reinsurance EMEA for Swiss Re.
Expertise: Consulting, benefit design / product development, pricing, reserving, valuing the impact of managed care programs, risk-adjusted medical provider cost comparisons, marketing, structuring of reinsurance solutions.
Languages: English, Afrikaans, German (Basic)
Region: USA, Puerto Rico
Qualifications: Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, Member of American Academy of Actuaries
Experience: 10 years in BCBS health plan working on actuarial, group business, underwriting and statistical analysis and 10 years as Consulting Actuary.
Expertise: Luis has assisted clients from different spectrums of the healthcare industry. This includes work with insurance carriers, health plans, hospitals, IPAs, employer groups, brokers, and PBMs. His projects have involved calculating premiums, reviewing capitation contracts, analyzing benefit changes, and financial projections, among others. He also has a strong knowledge of Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans.
Languages: English, Spanish
Qualifications: Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland, BA (Joint Hons) English Literature and Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin
Experience: A Principal with Milliman, Kevin has been a consulting actuary in the health and life industry in Ireland since 2007. Prior to this he had a number of actuarial roles with a leading Irish insurer.
Expertise: Solvency II, Technical Provisions / Reserving, Risk Capital, Risk Equalisation, ORSAs, New Company authorisations, M&A
Region: Global (based in Switzerland)
Qualifications: Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK), Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Management (Cass Business School, UK), BSc in Actuarial Science (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Experience: Lisa is a Technical Officer at the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility. She provides expertise on health insurance in the public and private sectors. She has two decades’ experience in actuarial and related work in Europe, Africa and Asia. Before joining the ILO, Lisa worked in Milliman’s London Health Practice and at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Actuarial Benefits and Insurance team.
Expertise: Healthcare consulting (actuarial), health financing, financial inclusion (including microinsurance) and change management
Languages: English, Afrikaans and French (intermediate)
Qualifications: Bachelor in Actuarial Science (Anáhuac University), MBA (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México), President of Colegio Nacional de Actuarios (México 2013-2015) and President of Asociación Mexicana de Actuarios (1996-1998)
Experience: Pedro had been a Life and Health Director in MAPFRE Tepeyac, CEO of Zurich Life México, CEO of AIG Life México, and currently the CEO and co-founder of Prevem Seguros ( A&H Company ) and member of the Board of Argos (Life Insurance), ANA (Automobile Insurance), GMX (Property and Casualty Insurance) and MAS SERVICIOS (Assistance Company), all companies of Grupo Valore Mexican Insurance Group. He is a professor of Life Insurance and Finance at the Faculty of Actuarial Science of Anáhuac University since 2003 , and was a professor at the Masters in Insurance program of ITAM from 1997 until 2007.
Languages: English, Spanish
Region: Oceania, Asia
Qualifications: BA FIAA FSAS FIA
Experience: Stuart is now a company director after more than forty years working as an actuary and business leader. Previously a partner in Deloitte and the leader of the Australian firm’s health actuarial and health insurance businesses, his career has focussed on health and health finance for nearly two decades. Earlier he worked for several financial services companies in different countries.
Languages: English, French (limited)
Qualifications: Associate Member of the Society of Actuaries, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries
Experience: Employer non-Pension Benefit Valuations & Design, Long Term Care, Disability Insurance & Health Insurance
Expertise: Current Focus on Health Systems Financing, Public Health, and Social Determinants of Health
Qualifications: Fellow of Society of Actuaries, Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, Fellow of Singapore Actuarial Society
Experience: 14 years of experience in Life & Health (re)insurance and consulting. Currently Regional Product Actuary (Asia) in RGA.
Expertise: Product development, business Development, pricing, business planning, financial modelling, economic valuation of life insurance companies
Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Jerry Brown, IAA Delegate
Region: United States
Qualifications: BS Mathematics (WPI), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Past President Society of Actuaries, Member, IAA Executive Committee
Experience: 18 Years at State Mutual Life, with responsibility for all actuarial functions, 3 years with Milliman in the Boston Office, 18 years as Executive Vive Prexident and Chief Actuary of Mutual of America. Retired in 2015, but currently serving as an expert witness in life insurance related cases.
Expertise: Life insurance, product development, investments, asset liability management
Languages: English, French (limited)
Christelle Dieudonne, IAA Delegate