Simon Armand-Smith is Vice President, Business Development for RGA’s Global Financial Solutions (GFS) unit, responsible for leading all aspects of GFS for RGA Japan, and for coordinating closely with other functions in the Japan operation to further develop GFS business in that market. He is based in Tokyo.
Prior to joining RGA in 2018, Simon worked at PwC in Tokyo. He has 20 years of experience in insurance and finance, split almost evenly between actuarial roles and positions in investments and capital markets. He was previously Head of Investment Risk with Beazley Insurance, and he served in other roles with PwC in London, and with Aon Benfield and Dresdner Kleinwort in Tokyo.
Simon is from the U.K. and received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from University College, London, and a Master of Science in financial mathematics from Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA).