Predictive Analytics and Futurism Section – 2020 Leadership

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Predictive Analytics and Futurism Section is to facilitate the professional development of its members by connecting them with resources about predictive analytics and futurism methods and tools applicable to the work of actuaries. This includes what the methods and tools are, when and how to use them, their impact on the actuarial profession and how to communicate the results to stakeholders. The section will accomplish its mission through SOA meetings, special seminars, research studies, contests, podcasts / webcasts and other communications.


Michael Niemerg, Chair

Nathan Pohle, Vice Chair

Kim Steiner, Secretary

Nick Hanewinckel, Treasurer

Council Members

Joy Chen

Garfield Francis

Xiaojie (Jane) Wang

Lin Yuan

Xuan Zhang

Newsletter Editors

Nick Hanewinckel

Dave Snell

SOA Staff

Beth Bernardi, Staff Partner

Jessica Schuh, Section Specialist