Michael leads the firm’s Actuarial Services team in Malaysia. He brings more than 10 years of actuarial valuation and financial reporting experience gained across a host of ASEAN countries, working with various multinationals in various senior capacities.
Michael’s vast actuarial experience spans both direct life insurance and reinsurance. He has undertaken leadership roles in a wide range of areas including financial and regulatory reporting, experience studies and assumption settings, modelling and management of actuarial projects.
He spent more than 6 years with the reinsurance arm of a global insurer where he was involved in various reporting basis such as USGAAP, EEV and Singapore RBC. At the same time, he was also involved in the setting up of local models and processes for MCEV and Solvency II. Michael also spent time with two MNC life insurers in Thailand where he worked in both pricing and valuation capacities, leading incentives for methodologies and processes upgrades.
Areas of expertise
Actuarial services applicable to different reporting basis (USGAAP, IFRS, RBC, Solvency II, EEV, MCEV), financial reinsurance transactions, reinsurance optimization, capital injection and remittance, ALM to reduce duration gap.
Fellow, the Society of Actuaries (SOA)