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Representative Bio

ceo

Yoshida & Co., Ltd.
Director and President
Hideyuki Yoshida

Current President and Director of Yoshida & Co., Ltd. Mr. Yoshida is engaged in actuary consulting services across Asia. In the educational business, he is also the president of Tokyo International Academy Academy, where he is involved in the training of international actuaries.

Career

March, 1976 Joined the Meiji Life Insurance Company.  Retired in February 1999 as chief manager of budgeting.
March, 1999 Joined PriceWaterhouse Consultant (Director)
August 2000 Joined PwC FAS Co., Ltd. (Managing Director)
July, 2002 Chuo Aoyama Audit Corporation Finance Division Actuary Service (Director)
Sept., 2006 to Nov., 2010 Arata Audit Corporation (Director)
Nov., 2010 to July, 2012 Head of Analytics/Senior Advisor at Aon Benfield Japan Co., Ltd.
July, 2012 to August, 2014 As chief actuary of i Holdings Co., Ltd., involved in licensing acquisition of a new life insurance company

Educational background

March, 1976 Graduated from Tokyo University, Department of Mathematics
June, 1979 Northeastern University, Graduate School of Mathematics (USA)

Professional Membership and Affiliations

Former director (currently a member) of the Institute of Actuaries of Japan. 
Former chairman of the International Association of Consulting Actuaries (IACA).
Current Chairman of the Actuarial Consulting Congress of Asia (ACCA).

Qualifications

Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Japan, FIAJ
Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, FSA  (USA)
Member of the American Academy of Actuaries:, MAAA
Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, FCA

 

Publications and Presentations

Jan., 1989 (Article) Institute of Life Insurance Management, “Accounting System as Information Management”
April, 1992 (Book) Kinzai (co-authored), “Risk Management and the Actuary”
June, 1994 (Article) Japanese Society of Insurance Science, “Pricing Policy and Internal Management Accounting”
Dec., 2007 (Book) Maruzen Planet (co-authored), “USGAAP of Life Insurance Companies”
June, 2003 (Lecture) Seminar on Management Information Study Group “A Practical Response to International Insurance Contracts”
Sept., 2003 (Lecture) Seminar on Management Information Study Group, “Insurance Company M & A and Appraisal Value”
Nov., 2003 (Annual conference presentation) “The Impact of SOX Law on the Insurance Industry and Actuaries”
June, 2004  (Seminar Presentation) “European Embedded Value”
May, 2005 Presentation) Workshop organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, “On the Importance of Mathematics in Industry (From a practical perspective of finance and insurance) “
Sept., 2005 (Presentation) East Asian Actuarial Conference – Bali, “IFRS Actuarial Implications from Asian Insurers’ Perspective”
March, 2007 (Lecture) “Scientific Intelligence” Project Mathematical Science Division Public Workshop, “Mathematical literacy that Japanese people should have (from the point of view of financial and insurance practitioners”)
Oct., 2007 (Lecture) East Asian Actuarial Conference – Tokyo, “IFRS – Thinking for Asia’s Tomorrow”
Dec., 2007 (Presentation) Seminar · Info, “Preliminary Views on Insurance Contract (Discussion Papers) of the International Accounting Standards Board”
Dec., 2007 (Presentation) Institute of Actuaries of Japan Moonlight Seminar “IFRS Insurance Contract Project – Phase II Discussion Paper”
Jan., 2008 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (1st year)
Nov., 2008 (Presentation) Annual Meeting of the Institute of Actuaries of Japan Panel Discussion “Regarding Market Consistent Embedded Value / (MCEV) Principles in the Europe CFO Forum”
Dec., 2008 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (2nd year)
Feb., 2009 (Presentation) Seminar · Info “Market-aligned Embedded Value (MCEV) Principles at the Europe CFO Forum”
March, 2009 (Presentation) Certified Public Accountants Association Insurance Study Group “Market-aligned Embedded Value (MCEV) Principles at the Europe CFO Forum”
Oct., 2009 (Lecture) East Asian Actuarial Conference – Seoul “MCEV in the Asian Market”
Nov., 2009 (Lecture) Institute of Actuaries of Japan Annual Conference Panel Discussion “The Day After Tomorrow for Insurers”
Dec., 2009 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (3rd year)
Feb., 2010 (Lecture) Association of Consulting Actuaries(ACA), Gatwick UK, ”The Day After Tomorrow for Asian Insurers”
March, 2010 (Presentation) International Actuarial Association – 29th International Actuary Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, “Actuarial Peer Review”
July, 2010 (Lecture) IFRS Foundation IFRS Conference in Tokyo, “IFRSs for Insurance Contracts – Actuarial Perspective”
Nov., 2010 (Lecture) Seminar · Info “On the Exposure Draft of the International Financial Reporting Standard” Insurance Contract “~ From a Mathematical Perspective –
Nov., 2010 (Lecture) Institute of Actuaries of Japan Annual Conference Panel Discussion “The Day After Tomorrow for Insurers – Part 2”
Jan., 2011 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (4th year)
July, 2011 University of Tokyo, Mathematics Department – Actuary Lecturer
July, 2011 Presented at the Tokyo Analytics Conference (AON Benfield) “Towards an IFRS on Insurance Contracts from Reinsurance Perspective” (also announced at the Reinsurance Subcommittee at the IAA Zagreb Conference)
Dec., 2011 Actuary Association “Open Discussion Forum” Organizer/Moderator
Jan., 2012 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Global Chair (5th year)
March, 2012 Presentation of the report “Survey on the structure of external procurement models related to natural disaster risk” at the Financial Services Agency
Dec., 2012 Actuary Association “Open Discussion Forum” Organizer/Moderator
Jan., 2013 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (6th year)
Feb., 2014 ERM Webinar sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (USA) Planning and Presentation (7th year)