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Tonya Manning

Tonya Manning has 30 years of experience working with retirement programs and has expertise in risk management, plan design, governance, and compliance for US and international pension funds.  She currently serves as the Chief Actuary and US Retirement Leader for Buck.  In this capacity, she provides strategic direction, guidance and support to staff on emerging trends, consulting topics, technical issues, professional standards, and policies and procedures. Tonya is also a lecturer for Columbia University’s Master’s Program in Actuarial Science, where she developed and continues to teach their Pension course.  Tonya has been fortunate to serve the actuarial profession in multiple roles.  She has previously served as President of the Society of Actuaries and was recently nominated to be president-elect for the International Actuarial Association.  She currently serves as a member of the American Academy of Actuaries’ Pension Practice Council and Pension Committee and is co-chair of the Academy’s Lifetime Income Task Force.  She is a member of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries’ Education Innovation Committee and Social Media Committee, and was recently asked by the Conference to establish and lead a community for Women in Consulting.  Beginning in January 2016, Tonya joined The Actuarial Foundation’s Board of Trustees.  She has previously served as the SOA’s Corporate Advisory Council representative for the International Association of Black Actuaries, and as a member the Pension Committee for the Actuarial Standards Board.