A Principal and consulting actuary in our pension practice in Toronto, Jeff joined Eckler in 2007. Specializing in multi-employer pension plans (MEPPs), Jeff consults to several large MEPP clients, with extensive knowledge on funding valuations, plan design, sustainability analysis, governance, risk management, plan mergers, negotiations, administration, and member communication. For several clients, Jeff provides trustee education and presents at plan membership meetings.

Active in the industry, Jeff is a frequent speaker at conferences and events, a member of advisory boards, and a published author of pension articles. He has also developed content for examinations for the Society of Actuaries and has served on actuarial examination and education committees.

Jeff graduated from Western University with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries.

Domaines d'expertise

  • Multi-employer pension plans
  • Target benefit plans
  • Defined benefit pension plan actuarial valuation
  • Pension plan administration
  • Governance
  • Pension plan mergers
  • Pension plan design
  • Pension plan funding
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Risk management
  • Trustee education
  • Member education
  • Longevity analytics

Qualifications professionelles

Professional Qualifications 
  • Western University – Honours Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA)
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)
Professional Activities
  • Serves on the Plans & Trusts Editorial Advisory Panel – International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Served on the University of Waterloo Master of Actuarial Science Advisory Board
  • Served on the Education and Examination Committee of the Society of Actuaries

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