Mr. Olsen is a Senior Vice President and Consulting Actuary in Segal’s Toronto office with over 20 years of experience in actuarial consulting. He joined Segal in 2002 as the firm’s Retirement Practice Leader in Canada. Mr. Olsen is an expert in the design, administration and valuation of pension plans. He serves as a Consulting Actuary and Client Relationship Manager for a number of large pension plan sponsors and leads Sibson’s Canadian team on defined benefit plan de-risking.
Mr. Olsen graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo in Ontario in 1983, where he received a Descartes Scholarship. He became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1986 and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries in 1987.
Mr. Olsen participates in many professional activities of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. In 2002, he received the Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ Award for Volunteer Service in recognition of his contribution to the actuarial profession in Canada. Mr. Olsen actively participates in the Multinational Group of Actuaries and Consultants (MGAC), where he has gained international recognition as a frequent speaker at their Global Pensions conference in the UK.