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Christopher R. Wood, ASA, MAAA, EA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Portland, OR, US

Tel: +1 503 2270634

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Professional Designations

  • Associate, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries
  • Enrolled Actuary, ERISA


  • AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Current Responsibility

Tiff is a principal and consulting actuary with the Portland, Ore., office of Milliman. His primary area of expertise is in retirement programs, including the design, implementation, and administration of defined benefit, defined contribution, and nonqualified retirement plans. He also provides valuation services for retiree medical plans.


Tiff has worked with public and private clients, providing actuarial consulting services to both large and small organizations, and in business sectors including public transportation, government, forest products, semiconductors, utilities, retail, banking, and healthcare.

He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, benefit plan design, integration management, and plan implementation. In addition, he has consulted in the development of executive benefit programs, such as deferred compensation plans, supplemental executive retirement plans, and stock-based compensation programs.


  • Portland Actuarial Club
  • Speaker at professional association meetings
  • Published author of articles on retirement planning
  • U.S. Olympic Rowing Team, 1976, 1980, 1984
  • Board of directors, Rowing Association of Portland
  • Board of directors, Holladay Park Plaza Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman