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IFoA confirms Tan Suee Chieh as next President-elect

Mr TanThe Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is delighted to announce that Tan Suee Chieh has been confirmed as the next President-elect. Tan Suee Chieh will take up his new position in June 2019 as John Taylor becomes President, taking over from Jules Constantinou. Tan Suee Chieh will take on the role of President in June 2020. He is based in Singapore and will be the first Asian President of the IFoA.

Tan Suee Chieh graduated from the London School of Economics after which he served the Prudential for 20 years in a variety of roles in London, Malaysia and Singapore, including CEO of Prudential Singapore and lastly as Regional Managing Director of Prudential Asia. After a stint in organisational psychology, he returned to the insurance industry as CEO, NTUC Income, a leading composite insurer in Singapore, and eventually Group CEO of the holding entity NTUC Enterprise. Tan Suee Chieh stepped down from NTUC Enterprise in 2017. In addition to being a Council member of the IFoA, he holds a number of Non-Executive roles in academic institutions and voluntary organisations.  

Jules Constantinou, IFoA President said:

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Tan Suee Chieh to the Presidential team. From the very start of his career he has been an active supporter of the actuarial profession across the globe. Suee Chieh’s expertise will be invaluable as we continue to encourage our members and all actuaries to step out of the shadows and show how our work has influence and impact across a variety of industries.”

Tan Suee Chieh said:

“I am very proud of my career as an actuary and the work I have done in the insurance industry. It has been hugely rewarding. I am very pleased that my peers elected me to this role. It gives me the opportunity to support the profession across geographical boundaries and its continuing efforts in reinvention to meet the needs of business and society in a sustainable manner. As we move into the future, we will continue to adapt and transform, to ensure we succeed and thrive in a digital age.”