International Affairs Council

Duties and purpose:

  1. Develop, implement, and communicate the CIA’s international priorities to enhance the CIA’s role as the primary actuarial association with which 3 actuarial professionals in Canada, Canadian actuaries abroad, and their key stakeholders (employers, clients, regulators, and others) identify.
  2. Monitor international topics and opportunities of interest to CIA members and be prepared to provide insight and recommendations on CIA/International Actuarial Association or other submissions.
  3. Identify and maintain diverse pools of volunteer resources across a variety of practice areas for the CIA to respond efficiently to international opportunities.
  4. Strengthen recognition of the FCIA globally as a high-quality actuarial designation by facilitating opportunities for members to be recognized internationally for their unique Canadian strengths, to leverage the new CIA education system, and to build capacity for the benefit of the public.
  5. Foster productive relationships and CIA participation at the international level on matters involving actuarial topics, standards, education, and professionalism. The CIA will have an influential voice, help promote the advancement of the actuarial profession in the public interest globally and encourage a balanced global perspective on actuarial matters.
  6. Be a sounding board for CIA officers and other volunteer groups in matters involving other actuarial organizations an international bodies.


NameRoleStart Date
Jason VaryVice-Chair01/07/20227
Jason MaloneInternational Ambassador27/08/20218
Leslie RehbeliMember01/09/20189
Alana FarrellMember01/09/20189
Thomas AultMember01/09/20189
Geoffrey FlaxbardMember01/07/20219
William WeilandChair01/07/202215
J. Helmut EngelsAGC Liaison01/07/202222
Michel SimardEx-officio participant01/09/201822