About Us

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.


Benoit Miclette chair  2018 
Will (Chen) Du member  2019 
Paul Gobeil member  2018 
Stephanie Greer member  2019 
Zhouliang (Joel) Li member  2018 
Carl Lussier member  2019 
Nari Persad member  2018 
Jacques Plante member  2019 
Franklin Reynolds member  2019 
Martin Roy member  2018 
Yeh Ching Seto member  2018 
George Wang member  2018 
Claude Ferguson member and Board representative  2019 
Michel Simard ex officio participant  2018 
Marc Tardif ex officio participant  2019