In Memoriam – Brian FitzGerald


Former CIA president Brian FitzGerald passed away April 16, 2016 in Toronto. He was 75.

In 1963, Brian
 earned his masters in mathematics from Oxford University. He began his career as assistant actuary with Canada Life Assurance Company before moving to roles as vice-president of Tomenson Alexander, principal at Towers Perrin, director and pension committee chair at the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation, and CEO and chair of the board of the Ontario Electricity Pension Services Corporation. In 2002, he founded his own consulting practice, Capital G Consulting. 

Brian served as CIA President in 2004–2005. He hosted the CIA’s 40th anniversary celebration in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where the Institute’s current logo and branding plans were unveiled. An active volunteer, Brian also worked on numerous committees and task forces, including the Younger Actuaries Committee, the Pension Plan Financial Reporting Committee, the Task Force on the Future of the CPP/QPP, the Public Policy Committee, and the Disciplinary Tribunal Panel. He also co-authored The Pension Puzzle.

No funeral will be held, but a celebration of Brian’s life will take place in the spring.

Brian FitzGerald obituary

Canadian Institute of Actuaries/Institut canadien des actuaires