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Christopher R. Wood, ASA, EA, MAAA

Principal, Consulting Actuary
Portland, OR, US

Tel: +1 503 2270634

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Professional Designations

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


  • AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Current Responsibility

Tiff Wood is a principal and consulting actuary with the Portland, Oregon office of Milliman. He joined the firm in 2000.


Tiff’s 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 more than 30 years of experience working 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.

Presentations and Publications

Tiff is a frequent speaker at professional association meetings. He is a published author of articles on retirement planning.


  • Portland Actuarial Club
  • Western Pension & Benefits Conference
  • U.S. Olympic Rowing Team, 1976, 1980, 1984
  • Board of Directors, Mirabella Portland Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Board of Directors, Mirabella Seattle Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Work at Milliman

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