Chief Actuary Biography

Assia Billig

Assia Billig

Assia Billig was appointed Chief Actuary within the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in April 2019.

The Chief Actuary prepares actuarial reports on the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security program, the Canada Student Loans Program, and pension and benefits plans for federal public servants, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federally appointed judges and Members of Parliament.

Ms. Billig joined the Office of the Chief Actuary (OCA) in 2008, where she was involved in the preparation of statutory actuarial reports on the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security Program, as well as of the various national and international actuarial studies. Prior to joining the OCA, she worked in private pension consulting.

Ms. Billig is the vice-chair of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) Social Security Committee and the chair of the Technical Commission on Statistical, Actuarial and Financial Studies of the International Social Security Association.

Ms. Billig is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. She has completed her undergraduate studies in Moscow State University and has PhD in Mathematics from University of Alberta.