Stephen Cheng, Managing Director & Senior Consulting Actuary
Stephen Cheng entered the actuarial profession in 1984 and has since worked primarily in the pension/retirement area. He has extensive actuarial and consulting experience in various aspects of retirement and savings plans. His practice focus is in tax and pension legislation compliance matters and actuarial valuation services for purposes of funding, accounting, wind-up, mergers and acquisitions.
Stephen has a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Statistics and an MBA degree from the University of British Columbia. He is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. He is also a qualified expert of the Supreme Court of B.C. with oral testimony and written evidence accepted.
Steve O’Grady, Senior Consulting Actuary
Steve has over 35 years’ experience both in the insurance and pension consulting fields. He has extensive actuarial and consulting experience in various aspects of retirement plans including plan design, funding, governance and administrative issues both in Canada and the United Kingdom. In addition, he has extensive expertise in accounting valuations, wind-ups and conversions. Prior to joining Westcoast Actuaries in 2008, Steve was in a senior position at a national actuarial firm in Ontario.
Steve holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Manchester and an M.Sc. in Psychology from the Open University.
Steve is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Jamie Jocsak, Consulting Actuary
Jamie has been working in the actuarial profession since 2003, with experience in pension consulting and actuarial evidence consulting. Jamie joined Westcoast Actuaries in 2014. In 2007, he created and continues to run an Ontario-based actuarial consultancy, BCH Actuarial Services, which specializes in actuarial evidence work. Jamie is a past member of the Actuarial Evidence Committee of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and continues to be a regular speaker at actuarial conferences and meetings. In addition, Jamie is certified in collaborative family law.
Jamie has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Queen’s University. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. Jamie is also a qualified actuarial expert to the courts in Ontario and Saskatchewan.