Peter Banthorpe is Senior Vice President and Head of Global Research and Development with RGA Reinsurance Company. In this role he oversees RGA’s biometric and market research and innovation activities worldwide as well as leading RGA’s advanced analytics capabilities and US and International experience study units. Previously, Peter has been Head of Biometric research for RGA and also Head of Actuarial Research for RGA UK Services Limited.

Peter is a graduate of Cambridge University and qualified as an actuary in 2003. He is a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) CMI Executive Committee, a Director of CMI Limited, and was the immediate past chair of the IFoA’s Mortality Research Steering Committee. He previously chaired IFoA working parties on Critical Illness pricing and Genetics, and is a current member of the joint Life & Longevity Markets Association (LLMA)/IFoA working party on longevity basis risk. Peter is also a regular presenter at industry events on a diverse range of subjects.