Banquet Sessions

John W. Robinson

President-Elect and Vice Chair, Society of Actuaries  (2021-2022)
Primary Area of Practice: Life

Supporting Societal Purpose Through Research

John Robinson shares perspectives on important research developments from the SOA Research Institute in helping serve the actuarial profession, the insurance industry and the public.

John Robinson recently retired as an actuary with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, where he was responsible for reviewing the actuarial components of the annual statements of the life insurance companies domiciled in Minnesota, and for providing actuarial support in the reviews of life insurance and annuity product filings.  He also represented Minnesota on various committees with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). His prior actuarial roles were in OPEB valuations, life insurance, and pensions.

Robinson previously served as a member of the SOA Board of Directors. He volunteers regularly as an SOA exam grader and with the SOA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Advisory Committee. Robinson previously served as president of the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA).  He holds a B.Sc. (Special) in Mathematics from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, an M.S. in Statistics from the University of Delaware, and an M.S. in Statistics from Florida State University.

Roosevelt Mosley

President-Elect, Casualty Actuarial Society (2021-2022)

Roosevelt Mosley is a principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources and has been in the property/casualty industry since 1994. His skill set includes predictive analytics applications for all insurance functions, ratemaking and product development, competitive analysis and litigation support. He serves as a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society’s (CAS) and Society of Actuaries’ Joint Committee on Inclusion, Equity and Diversity, the board of trustees of the Actuarial Foundation and the CAS Public Relations Advisory Committee. He also serves as a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) Racial Equity Task Force. He is the current president-elect of the CAS, has served as vice president of marketing and communications and on the board of directors of CAS, a member of the board of directors of the International Association of Black Actuaries Foundation, and a member of CAS and AAA governance task forces.