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Craig F. Likkel, FSA, MAAA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Seattle, WA, US

Tel: +1 206 5045540

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries

Education

  • BS, Mathematics, University of Puget Sound

Current Responsibility

Craig is a principal and consulting actuary with the Seattle office of Milliman. He was with the firm from 1991 to 1995 and rejoined in 1997.

Experience

Craig works with clients in a variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, reserve valuation, financial projections, reinsurance transactions, cash-flow testing, and risk management. The practice generally focuses on individual life and annuity product lines, both fixed and variable.

In 2010-2011, Craig spent a year in England working on the Actuarial Systems Transformation project for the Phoenix Group, with the key objective of supporting Solvency II requirements. He continues to serve as the appointed actuary for Union Fidelity Life Insurance Company, a GE subsidiary with more than $17 billion in assets. He has managed several projects in Asia, primarily mergers and acquisitions engagements and implementation/enhancement of U.S. GAAP financial reporting processes.

In addition to his consulting experience with Milliman, Craig has more than 17 years of company experience in the life insurance industry. He has served as chief actuary and appointed actuary for two large stock company groups.

Presentations and publications

  • Speaker at several meetings of the Society of Actuaries and other industry groups
  • Co-author of Life Practice Notes for Valuation Actuaries, distributed by the American Academy of Actuaries
  • Work at Milliman

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