Faculty & Staff

Faculty Members

Xuemiao Hao Xuemiao (Samuel) Hao, Ph.D, ASA, ACIA

Assistant Professor
and Acting Head
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Room 680 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-8710
Fax: (204) 474-7545
Email: Xuemiao.Hao@umanitoba.ca
Website: home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~hao/
Jeffrey Pai Jeffrey S. Pai, Ph.D., ASA, P.Stat., ACIA

Professor and Director 
L.A.H. Warren Professor

On sabbatical leave until July 2015
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Room 640 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-6412
Fax: (204) 474-7545
Email: Jeffrey.Pai@umanitoba.ca
Website: home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~jpai/
Rui Zhou Rui Zhou

Assistant Professor

Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Room 672 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-9783
Fax: (204) 474-7544
Email: Rui.Zhou@umanitoba.ca
Lysa Porth

Lysa Porth, MBA, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Guy Carpenter Professor in Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance

Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Room 638 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-8130
Fax: (204) 474-7545
Email: Lysa.Porth@umanitoba.ca

Arnold Shapiro

Arnold Shapiro

Dr. L.A.H. Warren Chair in Actuarial Research
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Room: TBA
Phone: TBA
Fax: (204) 474-7545
Email: TBA

 

Executive-in-Residence

Jeff Strong Jeff Strong, BComm(Hons), FSA, FCIA

Room 362 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-8271

Corporate Actuary
Manitoba Blue Cross
Phone: (204) 955-2664
Email: strong_jeff25@yahoo.ca


Staff

Jasmine Brar

Jasmine Brar

Department Secretary
Room 644 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-7426
Fax: (204) 474-7545
Email: Jasmine.Brar@umanitoba.ca


Adjunct Professors

Hamilton Neil Hamilton, Ph.D. 

President and CEO
Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation
Phone: (204) 239-3277
Fax: (204) 239-3472
Email: nhamilton@masc.mb.ca

Xikui Wang Xikui Wang, Ph.D., P.Stat.

Professor & Department Head
Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba
Room 321 Machray Hall
Phone: (204) 474-6275
Fax: (204) 474-7621
Email: Xikui_Wang@umanitoba.ca

Milton Boyd Milton Boyd, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Agribusiness & Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba
Room 357 Agricuture Building
Phone: (204) 474-6031
Fax: (204) 261-7251
Email: Milton_Boyd@umanitoba.ca


Part-Time Sessional Instructors

Steve Scoles

Steve Scoles, B.Comm., FSA, FCIA

Room: TBA
Phone: (204) 452-9116
Email: steve_scoles@hotmail.com

Jeff Strong Jeff Strong, BComm(Hons), FSA, FCIA

Room 362 Drake Centre
Phone: (204) 474-8271

Corporate Actuary
Manitoba Blue Cross
Phone: (204) 955-2664
Email: strong_jeff25@yahoo.ca

Justin Pursaga Justin Pursaga, B.Sc., FCAS, ACAS

Manager
Actuarial Pricing - Property
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Phone: (204) 985-5608
Fax: (204) 942-7724
Email: jpursaga@wawanesa.com

Stephen Nighswander-Rempel, FCIA, FSA, PhD

Actuarial Associate
Group Valuation
Great-West Life Assuarance Company
Phone: (204) 926-5201
Email: Stephen.Nighswander-Rempel@gwl.ca

 

 


Distinguished Visiting Scholars

Elias S.W. Shiu Elias S.W. Shiu, Ph.D., ASA

Principal Financial Group Foundation Professor
Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Iowa
Phone: (319) 335-2580
Email: elias-shiu@uiowa.edu

Hans-Ulrich Gerber Hans-Ulrich Gerber, Ph.D., ASA

Professor Emeritus
Department of Actuarial Science, Universite de Lausanne
Phone: 021 692 33 71
Email: Hans_Ulrich.Gerber@unil.ch

Michael Sherris Michael Sherris, MBA, FIA, FIAA, FSA

Professor of Actuarial Studies
School of Actuarial Studies, University of New South Wales
Phone: +61 2 9385 2333
Email: m.sherris@unsw.edu.au

Donald F. Behan Donald F. Behan, Ph.D., FSA

Independant Actuarial Consultant
Phone: (770) 645-9336
Email: dbehan@gsu.edu

Phelim Boyle, Ph.D, FCIA
The Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitor

Wilfred Laurier Univeristy
School of Business and Economics
Waterloo, ON
Phone:(519)884-1970 ext. 3852
Email: pbolye@wlu.ca
Professor Mary Hardy, Ph.D, FIA, FSA, CERA
CIBC Chair in Financial Risk Management Associate Chair

Department of Statisitics and Actuarial Science
Univeristy of Waterloo
Phone: (519)885-1211 ext. 35510
Email: mrhardy@waterloo.ca
Hua Chen

Professor Hua Chen, Ph.D
Warren Centre Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management
The Fox School of Business
Temple University
Phone: (215)204-5905
Email: hchen@temple.edu

Qihe Tang

Professor Qihe Tang, Ph.D
Warren Centre Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Iowa
Phone: (319)335-0730
Email: qihe-tang@uiowa.edu