Prior to her retirement, Ms. Forbes was the Global Chief Analytics Officer for Manulife and a member of the Executive Leadership Team. 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 Manulife’s global predictive modelling and machine learning function that successfully created value for the company’s operations.
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.