Tony Cheng is President and a Director of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). Prior to being named President in January 2023, Tony was Executive Vice President, Head of EMEA, Asia, and Australia for RGA Reinsurance Company, providing executive oversight for the company’s operations in those regions. He is a member of RGA's Executive Committee.
Tony, who joined RGA in 1997, has been in the life insurance industry more than 25 years. His first role at RGA was as Chief Actuary of Malaysian Life Reinsurance Group Berhad, RGA’s joint venture with the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia, and he later moved to RGA’s headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri (U.S.). In 2004, two years after relocating to Hong Kong, Tony was named Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong office, responsible for all business activity in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and in 2011, he was named Senior Vice President, Asia, an expanded role incorporating overall management of RGA Asia.
Tony received a Bachelor of Economics (B.Ec.) degree from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis’s John M. Olin School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA). An active participant and past President of the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong, he has also served as a council member for the Society and as a past Chair of its Experience and Life Committees.