Hazem Abdel Rahman

Profile

Hazem Abdel Rahman, FSA

Principal (UAE)
Role: Actuarial Expert

Profile Summary

  • Hazem is a principal and Fellow Actuary at Mercer in the United Arab Emirates and is based in Dubai. He has over 14 years of professional experience acquired in the Middle East and Canada.
  • His current and past relevant responsibilities include advising clients on a wide range of matters, including:
  • Actuarial consulting (actuarial funding and accounting valuations, modeling and forecasting of assets and liabilities in addition to costing projects)
  • Pension plan risk management (pension plan redesign, ALM, quantifying and monitoring pension plan financial risk)
  • Construction of investment policy statements and investment procedure manuals

Experience

  • With experience across multiple industries, Hazem brings an extensive skillset summarized by being involved in such projects as:
  • Building actuarial models to determine expected future cash flows and actuarial liabilities for various pension and benefit plans in the Middle East and Canada
  • Using mathematical modelling techniques and statistical concepts to determine  and calculate the probability of a given event and assess risks related to pension plans
  • Support with the construction of investment policy statements and investment procedure manuals for sovereign wealth funds and financial institutions in the GCC
  • Leading and managing pension plan funding and accounting projects

Education

  • Hazem is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and is fluent in Arabic and English languages.
  • He graduated with a bachelor's in Specialization in Statistics from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.