Jefferey Zain

Jefferey Zain

Head, Market Development, Malaysian Life Re

Jefferey Zain is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of Malaysia. He has over 30 years work experience in the financial services industry, having first worked in an insurance regulatory capacity at Bank Negara Malaysia before working in a composite insurer where he last held the role of Assistant General Manager in charge of Actuarial Services.

Subsequently, he has worked in the financial planning industry as a Certified Financial Planner besides serving as an adjunct lecturer in the actuarial science programs at two Malaysian universities. He has also taught at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) and the Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) where he respectively authored an INCEIF coursebook and a MII textbook on Life Insurance.

He has previously served as Appointed Actuary at two Malaysian takaful operators.

He is presently Head of Market Development at Malaysian Life Reinsurance Group (MLRe) where he is primarily responsible for executing MLRe’s strategic plans to grow its business through diversification initiatives.