Seda joined the Lux team in 2015 to lead the Istanbul office.
She started her career as an actuarial student in John Hancock’s Actuarial Development Program in Boston, USA. Seda holds a BSc from the Middle East Technical University and MSc from Ohio State University in Statistics. She obtained her Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation in 2005, is an active Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA) and Turkish Actuarial Society and is enrolled in the Undersecretariat of Treasury’s Registry of Actuaries in Turkey.
Seda is a senior actuarial leader with over 15 years of multinational Life Insurance and Pension company experience in the US and in Turkey. Her expertise spans a wide range of actuarial skills including pricing, reserving, valuation and risk management, with an emphasis on Life insurance and Pension business lines.
In her free time Seda enjoys world travel, scuba diving and underwater photography. She is also very serious about her coffee, volunteering to judge in the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe’s National Barista Championships.