Ms Farzana Ismail, who heads Milliman's Life Insurance & Takaful practice in Malaysia has been
promoted to Principal.
With more than ten years of experience in the industry, Ms Farzana first joined Milliman’s London office in 2004, leaving to return to Malaysia in 2012. In 2016, she rejoined Milliman to head Milliman’s new Life Insurance consulting team in Kuala Lumpur, as part of the company’s expansion in the region. She also plays a prominent role in Milliman’s consulting to Takaful companies globally.
Ms Farzana has worked with clients covering a range of areas including M&As, Takaful, Solvency II, Appointed Actuary roles, asset-liability management, enterprise risk management, longevity risk and block annuities transactions. Her project experience has covered Asia Pacific, Europe, the United States, and Africa (where she helped develop takaful regulations in Tanzania). She is a regular writer and presenter on various actuarial topics, including Takaful and longevity risk. She is the coauthor of the multi-contributory book on longevity risk by RiskBooks and on microinsurance by Actex. Farzana is a graduate in Actuarial Studies from the London School of Economics.