Mr. Stuart Wason is President of Stuart Wason Consulting. He has more than 40 years of actuarial insurer, consulting and supervisory management experience. |
Mr. Stuart F. Wason, has more than 40 years of actuarial, insurer, consulting and supervisory management experience.
He served as Senior Director, Actuarial Division of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) from September 2007 until he retired in April 2016. At OSFI, he was directly involved in the supervision and regulation of Canadian insurers including many risk and capital management projects. He was a leader of OSFI’s recent revision of its life insurer capital requirements.
Mr. Wason was actively involved from 2008-2015 in international regulatory matters as OSFI’s representative to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors’ Insurance Groups Sub-Committee (IGSC) and also to the Joint Forum. During his time with the IGSC he was actively involved in the reform of group supervisory matters within the ICP’s and Comframe. As co-chair of the Joint Forum Risk Assessment Committee (JFRAC) he led the development of several cross-sectoral papers highlighting systemic risk issues.
Mr. Wason has been retained by the IMF as an insurance technical expert for the Irish (2014) and Spanish (2017) FSAP’s.
Mr. Wason has been actively involved in the work of the actuarial profession, serving as President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (1999-2000), Chair of the Solvency Sub-Committee of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) for several years until 2009, and most recently he serves as Vice-Chair of the IAA’s Insurance Regulation Committee.