Practice Development Council

Duties and purpose:

  1. To proactively encourage and develop actuarial practice in all practice areas;
  2. To make recommendations with respect to marketing the profession, as well as specific areas of practice, through consistent branding, marketing, and communication projects;
  3. To lead the development of emerging areas of practice, and promote and enhance the hiring of actuaries in non-traditional roles; and
  4. To collaborate with and assist other councils and the Actuarial Standards Board in the development and prioritization of standards of practice, guidance material, research projects, public statements, and educational and professional development opportunities for CIA members.


NameRoleStart Date
Yeh Ching SetoCouncil Chair01/01/20236
Chunmei ZhengCouncil Member01/07/20229
Diana KovacCouncil Member06/07/20229
Ofelia IsabelCouncil Member01/10/20229
Carl LussierCouncil Member27/03/20199
Zhouliang (Joel) LiCouncil Member09/11/20189
Franklin ReynoldsCouncil Member01/07/20199
Will (Chen) DuCouncil Member27/03/20199
Paul BurnellCouncil Member01/07/20229
Michael McDermidVice-Chair06/04/202218
Michel SimardEx-officio participant01/09/201822
Jason VaryPAC Liaison01/07/202022
Peter GorhamPAC Liaison21/02/202322