Lisa Kuklinski is a consulting actuary with over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, she ran her own consulting practice with recent projects including U.S. GAAP Long Duration Targeted Improvements (LDTI) implementations, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation support.
Previously, Ms. Kuklinski served as SVP and Chief Actuary of MetLife’s US and Latin America region, overseeing all actuarial aspects of individual and group life insurance, annuities, long-term care, pension risk transfer, and disability income in the region. Earlier, she served as CFO of MetLife’s Retail business, which included Individual Life, Individual Annuities, and Distribution. Prior to this, she led Variable Annuity product development, where she was responsible for designing and pricing MetLife’s suite of VA products, as well as implementing the hedging and reinsurance programs for the product line.
Ms. Kuklinski has experience in various areas, including: US STAT and US GAAP Valuation and Financial Reporting— including US GAAP LDTI, European Embedded Value/New Business Embedded Value, Fair Value/Market Consistent Valuation/Embedded Value, Financial Projections and Analysis, Pricing and Product Development, Experience Studies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Controls/SOX and NAIC Variable Annuity Stat Reserve & Capital Reform as co-chair, ACLI working group.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Kuklinski served on a two-year expatriate assignment in Mexico City where she was Chief Actuary of MetLife’s Mexican subsidiary. She is fluent in Spanish.
Ms. Kuklinski holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Williams College where she graduated with honors. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Through the American Academy of Actuaries, she serves on the Actuarial Standards Board Life Committee.
Ms. Kuklinski was also a member of the task force that authored Actuarial Standard of Practice 54, Pricing of Life Insurance and Annuity Products. She was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of Actuaries in 2019 and currently serves on the Finance Committee and chairs the International Committee.