Douglas (Doug) Ingle

Douglas (Doug) Ingle, FALU, FLMI, is Vice President of Underwriting Research at Hannover Re. He has over 43 years of underwriting experience split between direct writers and reinsurers. In addition to his FALU and FLMI, he completed Beginning and Advanced “Life Table Methodology,” co-founded a computer program used for Preferred Risk underwriting and pricing, created a course to teach underwriters how to read resting EKGs; and authored three chapters of the ALU curriculum, covering: “EKG interpretation,” “Preferred Underwriting,” and “Cost Benefit Studies.” Doug has been published extensively in On the Risk, Journal of Insurance Medicine, Contingencies, and Best Review. He is past chair of the MMLC (Morbidity Mortality Liaison Committee) and UESC (Underwriting Experience Studies Committee).


Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson, FALU, FLMI, CLU, ARA, FLHC, is an Executive Director in the Underwriting Services Department at RGA Reinsurance Company. She specializes in the development and enhancement of RGA’s prescription drug database, electronic health records, automated underwriting rules initiatives, and Fraud Conference planning. Jennifer has served eight years on the AHOU Website Committee, including five years on the AHOU Executive Council as Vice President of Technology. She is the current ALU President, having served on the ALU for many years, including positions on the ALU Board and the On the Risk editorial staff; and as an OTR Contributing Editor, MRAP Committee member, Curriculum Committee member, and Exam Writer.


Robert (Bob) Weir

Robert (Bob) Weir, FALU, FLMI, CLU, is currently AVP, Underwriting Research with Canada Life Reinsurance. Bob has experience working for direct writing and reinsurance companies in various capacities; including underwriting, management, and research development. He was Chief Underwriter for Manulife Financial US Division, Managing Senior Underwriting Director for John Hancock; and Chief Underwriter for Canada Life Reinsurance, where he was also the driving force in developing the CLEAR underwriting manual. Bob earned his FALU in 1990 “with distinction” as a result of his project paper “Seizures, Epilepsy and Underwriting.” This paper brought him to the attention of a certain Editor-in-Chief at On the Risk, which he joined as a Contributing Editor for three years. Subsequently, he joined the Academy of Life Underwriting where he served on the Curriculum Committee. Later, Bob would return for three years on the ALU Board. Incidentally, that project paper also brought him to the attention of the Epilepsy Association of Metro Toronto where he served on the Board of Directors, and as President.