Australia and New Zealand
RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited
RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited, New Zealand Branch
As Managing Director of RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited, Mark Stewart has overall responsibility for RGA’s business in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to his appointment in November 2012, Mark had served five years as RGA’s Chief Actuary, including two years as Chief Financial Officer.
Mark has 20 years of life insurance experience in Australia and has worked in several international markets as well. Before joining RGA Australia in 2007, Mark was an actuarial consultant with Towers Watson, where he managed several project teams focused on financial modeling, risk management and economic valuation.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Macquarie University, and he qualified as an actuary in 1999. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FFIN), the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA), and the New Zealand Society of Actuaries. Mark is also a member of the Life Board Committee of the Financial Services Council.
Nadine Gooderick is Chief Operating Officer of RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited (RGA Australia), responsible for claims, underwriting, operations, and projects and customer solutions, including technical services and innovation.
Nadine, who was promoted to her current post in 2011, holds the distinction of being the first employee hired by RGA Australia and has more than 18 years of experience in reinsurance. She has served several roles at RGA, including Acting Chief Underwriter, Manager, Underwriting and Audits for RGA’s Asia Pacific region, as well as postings in RGA’s UK and Canada subsidiaries.
Prior to her current role, she was responsible for the daily operations of RGA International’s Sydney office, providing support for underwriting, actuarial, claims, medical, legal as well as special projects for RGA’s international offices.
Alissa Holz is Senior Vice President and Chief Pricing Actuary for RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited. She leads all functional aspects of traditional pricing for RGA’s Asian operations. Her responsibilities encompass the Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea and India markets.
With nearly 20 years of experience in the life insurance industry, Alissa brings considerable depth of knowledge to her current position. She joined RGA in 2006 and has held a number of roles within the local Australian and Asian regional teams. Prior to working at RGA, Alissa served in various actuarial pricing and valuation roles at Suncorp, handling product development, capital management and experience analyses, among other duties.
Alissa received her Bachelor of Applied Science degree in mathematics from the Queensland University of Technology and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA).