Juan Manuel Martinez, FSA, FCIA
Manuel is a Consulting Actuary at Valani Global, where he uses his skills and dedication in projects involving Moody’s RiskIntegrity for IFRS 17 and AXIS. He has extensive experience with Life direct and reinsurance business and is the in-house expert on the Moody's RiskIntegrity for IFRS 17 software.
Before joining Valani Global, Manuel worked with Equitable Life of Canada on the valuation of Term and Critical Illness as well as the pricing of Universal Life and Participating products. He then worked for Munich Life Management Corporation in Toronto, where he was the product manager for the Insight Enterprise software used for experience analysis. During this time, he also worked on various projects involving valuation, ORSA and IFRS 17. Finally, Manuel also worked for Moody's Analytics where he was a member of the Customer Engagement Support team for North America. His role consisted of advising clients on the RiskIntegrity for IFRS 17 software and has also been quite involved in the development of internal tools leveraging the Moody's API as well as with the testing of reports in RiskIntegrity for IFRS 17.
Manuel is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries since 2014 and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries since 2015. He holds a Joint Honours Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Physics from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He also holds a Master degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Manuel is fluent in French, English, and Spanish, and has intermediate knowledge of Portuguese.