Kenneth Buffin

Kenneth G. Buffin PhD, FSA, FIA, FCA


Director, Liability Management, Ryan ALM, Inc.

President, Buffin Partners, Inc.

Conference of Consulting Actuaries
Member of Board of Directors
Member of Executive Committee
Vice President for Practice Areas (Pension, Investment, Life, Health, Casualty and International)

American Academy of Actuaries
Member of Social Security Committee

International Association of Consulting Actuaries
Member of Executive Committee
Chairman, Research Committee

International Actuarial Association
Member of Financial Risks Committee
Member of Social Security Committee


1988-1997      President, Alexander Consulting Investment Services, Managing Director, Alexander Consulting Group, Alexander & Alexander

1984-1988      President / Founder, Buffin Consultants Inc.

1976-1984      President, Hansen Consultants Ltd., A, S. Hansen Inc.

1974-1976      Executive Vice President, Graham & Cooper, Consulting Actuaries, Inc.

1971-1974      Consulting Actuary, Buck Consultants



FSA Fellow, Society of Actuaries
FCA Fellow, Conference of Consulting Actuaries
FIA Fellow, Institute of Actuaries
FSS Fellow, Royal Statistical Society
MAAA Member, American Academy of Actuaries
Enrolled Actuary: Enrolled under Employee Retirement Income Security Act to practice before Internal Revenue Service.



2005 = Ron Ryan wins Money Management Letter Lifetime Achievement Award
2006 = Ron Ryan wins William F. Sharpe Index Lifetime Achievement Award
2007 = Ryan ALM designs 1-30 year Treasury Maturity Ladder Index as PowerShares ETF
2007 = Ryan ALM wins Capital Link Most Innovative ETF Award
2010 = Ryan ALM designs suite of 1st RAFI Fundamental Bond Indexes
2012 = Ryan ALM designs 1st SBA Indexes as joint effort with GLS
2014 = Ron Ryan authors new book: “The U.S. Pension Crisis”
Ryan ALM, inc.