Mike Lombardi is President of MLBC, which provides advice to insurance companies with respect to business strategy, M&A opportunities, reinsurance, and corporate financial challenges. Prior to forming MLBC, Mike was Executive Vice President, European Acquisitions at Reinsurance Group of America (RGA). In this role, he was responsible for identifying, pricing, as well as executing acquisition opportunities in Europe. Mike held various other positions during his years at RGA, including Chief Risk Officer for the company’s Global Financial Solutions Division as well as Chief Pricing Actuary for the International Division. Before joining RGA, Mike was a Managing Principal at Tillinghast (now Willis Towers Watson) and managed its Canadian life and property-casualty practice. During his 18 years with that firm, he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and embedded value. Mike is a former President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a former Vice-President of the Society of Actuaries. Mike has been a presenter to a variety of industry and regulatory audiences including, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), the Society of Actuaries (SOA), the Caribbean Actuarial Association, the Mexican Actuarial Association, the Actuarial Society of South Africa, the Society of Actuaries in Ireland and the Institute of Actuaries of Japan.  Mike has met and presented to various international regulators including Canada (OSFI), China (CIRC), Japan (FSA), Korea (FSS), Mexico (CNFS) and Taiwan (FSC). Mike has chaired a variety of professional committees and authored articles dealing with insurance topics. For many years, he chaired the CIA’s international committee  (now Council), which is responsible for monitoring IFRS and Solvency II developments, approving delegates to the  International Actuarial Association (IAA) committees, and reviewing formal submissions, such as responses to IASB Discussion Papers and Exposure Drafts. Mike is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), a Certified Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).