SOA Mortality and Longevity Research

Pete Miller, ASA, MAAA
Ronora Stryker, ASA, MAAA

Recently the Society of Actuaries launched its Mortality and Longevity Strategic Research Program to provide relevant industry research to inform the profession on the latest trends impacting mortality and longevity.  In this session, attendees will be introduced to the Program and its activities including results from the recently released report “US Population Mortality Observations, Updated with 2018 Experience.”

Pete Miller, ASA, MAAA, is an Experience Study Actuary with the Society of Actuaries. His primary responsibilities are for disability and long-term care studies. Prior to joining the SOA in August, 2015, Pete worked for PolySystems for nearly 14 years, where he primarily supported PolySystems’ experience study system, Measure. He also has a deep background in life insurance and annuity valuation from his previous employment at two insurance companies.

Ronora Stryker, ASA, MAAA is a Senior Practice Research Actuary for the Society of Actuaries. In her role, she supports the SOA’s mortality and longevity and enterprise risk management practice research initiatives. She is the SOA staff lead for the Mortality and Longevity Strategic Research Program and the Living to 100 Symposium. Ronora has authored numerous articles and speaks frequently at industry meetings on the research she supports. Prior to joining the SOA, Ronora was a consulting actuary specializing in individual health insurance pricing and product development.

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