Ms. Forbes is currently the Global Chief Analytics Officer for Manulife. She has spent over 35 years with Manulife including six years as Chief Actuary subsequent to holding senior finance roles in the company’s Asia, Reinsurance, Investment and U.S. divisions. As Chief Analytics Officer, she built the team that uses predictive modelling and machine learning to drive value for the company.
She holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and is the current Chairperson of the Board of Governors at University of Waterloo.