Predictive Analytics and Futurism Section – 2021 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.


Xiaojie (Jane) Wang, Chair

Kim Steiner, Vice Chair

Michael Niemerg, Secretary

Nick Hanewinckel, Treasurer

Council Members

Carlos Brioso

Mei Du

Karen Jiang

Jason Reed

Lin Yuan

Newsletter Editor

Nick Hanewinckel

SOA Staff

Jessica Schuh, Section Specialist

David Schraub, Staff Actuary