National Webinar - Longevity Risk – Practical Considerations

National Webinar - Longevity Risk – Practical Considerations

May 24, 2018 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern time
Area of Interest: Pensions Format: Web

Longevity Risk, or the risk that members live longer than expected, is sneaking up the agenda for every plan sponsor and has become a key risk that needs to be understood.

In this session, Tom Ault and Vivian Lee will delve into what longevity risk is and how it manifests itself in pension plans and how it compares to the other risks within the plan. He will discuss practical innovative steps that sponsors can take to understand, measure and ultimately manage the longevity risk within their plan. The presentation will draw on the practical experiences and analysis performed by Canadian pension plan sponsors as well as global case studies on how to manage longevity risk.

At the end of this webinar, you will:

  •        Understand, measure and ultimately manage the longevity risk within your pension plan

Who should attend

This session is intended for Canadian pension plan sponsors – HR and Finance.

This is a recorded session, please register to receive the link to the recording 

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Regular membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Associate$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Student$0.00 CDN -
Non Member$90.00 CDN$65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy
CE credits are offered in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Financial Education (Advocis), Insurance council of Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC


Tom Ault

Tom Ault, FCIA, FIA 

Partner and Pension Risk Settlement and Longevity Lead (Canada), AON

Tom is a Partner and Actuary in Aon Hewitt's Retirement practice in Canada. He has 18 years of experience working as an actuarial consultant
in the United Kingdom and Canada, enabling him to fully understand how different organizations approach risk management in their pension plans.
Areas of Specialization Tom leads Aon Hewitt’s risk settlement and longevity consulting initiatives in Canada. His experience includes assisting a range of private and public sector organizations, multi-employer plans and insurance companies specializing in risk management, plan design, actuarial valuations, funding options, asset-liability work, mortality studies and longevity consulting.
Tom graduated in 1999 from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK) with a Masters of Mathematics and Statistics degree, Tom is a Fellow of the
Institute of Actuaries (England), qualifying in 2004 and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries from 2006.

Vivian Lee, ACIA, FSA
Vivian is a Consultant in Aon’s Retirement and Investment Practice in Vancouver. As a Consultant, Vivian supports account executives on key deliverables including the management and review of actuarial valuations, accounting valuations and administrative projects. Vivian is also part of Aon’s Longevity Team in Canada, which involves performing mortality studies and helping pension plans better understand longevity risk. Vivian has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Actuarial Mathematics from Concordia University. She is an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

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