Group Chief Actuary

Michael joined Athora as Group Chief Actuary in November 2022. He is responsible for actuarial reserving methodology, actuarial reporting under multiple regulatory frameworks relevant to the Group and the evolution of actuarial modelling landscape within the finance transformation programme in line with the target operating model.

Michael has two decades of experience in the life insurance industry, notably in Germany and the UK. Prior to Athora, he was Principal at Milliman where he acquired more than a decade of consulting experience. Previously, he held senior roles at Generali Germany and Deloitte. 

Michael presents regularly at conferences and seminars, notably on behalf of the European Actuarial Academy. He has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Cologne and is a qualified actuary (DAV - German Association of Actuaries).

Michael Leitschkis, Group Chief Actuary at Athora